GW Men's Tennis Volunteers at Stomp Out Sickle Cell Walk
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Sept. 23, 2011
With encouragement from the coaching staff, the men’s tennis student-athletes took the initiative to search for opportunities like the Stomp Out Sickle Cell event to give back to the community.
“We think it is extremely important to give back,” said junior Alexander van Gils. “We thought the Sickle Cell Walk would be great opportunity to show the area that our whole program is very involved in community service.”
The annual event began in 2007 when several community-based groups and medical institutions came together to sponsor and promote the first-ever Stomp Out Sickle Cell Walk. Since then, the event has grown tremendously, and over the past five years more than 1,100 people have participated in the collaborative effort.
The Colonials arrived at the event at
“We feel very lucky to have the opportunity to play tennis at GW, so it feels good to give something back,” said van Gils. “It definitely brought our team together. Even though it was early in the morning, everyone was full of energy and excited to participate.”
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