Friars in the Community

2018 NACDA Community Service Award

Providence College Athletics was runner-up in receiving the NACDA Community Service Award presented by the Fiesta Bowl.  The award honors Division I programs that make volunteerism and community service away of life. The award consisted of a trophy and a $5,000 prize. PC donated $2,500 was donated to Special Olympics Rhode Island and $2,500 to NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Rhode Island.

2017-2018 Community Service Highlights

  • 332 Student-Athletes represented PC out in the community
  • Over 2,200 total hours of community service performed
  • Raised over $28,800 for various charitable organizations

Friars in the Community

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2018-2019 Community Service

Part of being a Providence College student-athlete involves giving back to the community through various avenues. Each team is responsible for participating in community service activities and SAAC works with the teams to plan and support their efforts.

Women’s Cross Country and Track teams at the Providence FallComers 5K on September 8, 2018.
Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams at Corliss Park on July 12, 2018.


The Dance team at the Woonasquatucket River Bike-a-thon on September 15, 2018.
The Cheer team at the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) walk on October 13, 2018.

The Men’s Lacrosse Turkey Drive with the 02908 Club on November 20, 2018.
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Men’s Ice Hockey on Reading Day at St. Rose of Lima School on September 27, 2018.

Big East Fall Action Service Day on October 6, 2018.