Student-athletes promote literacy, combat hunger during Coronavirus pandemic

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Erin Blasko | June 4, 2020

In a typical year, each of the University of Notre Dame’s 26 varsity sports teams attempts to host a signature service event in keeping with the five principles of Student Welfare and Development: education, service, leadership, relationships and diversity.

This is no typical year, of course.

Campus has been quiet since March, when dorms closed and classes moved online because of the coronavirus. Things won’t begin to return to normal until August, and then only with strict measures in place to slow or prevent the spread of the virus among students, faculty and staff. It’s unclear when athletics will resume.

In response, the Student-Athlete Advisory Council, with support from student Welfare and Development, recently launched Fighting to Read, Fighting to Feed, an online service project aimed at promoting literacy and combatting hunger during the pandemic in partnership with local educators and Feeding America.

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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