Tougaloo College Athletics Giving Week Celebrates Triumphs and Champions Student Athletes' Success Through Community Support

Tougaloo College Athletics is thrilled to announce its upcoming Athletics Giving Week, beginning Sunday, August 27, 2023, to September 2, 2023. This week-long celebration will highlight the remarkable achievements of various sports at Tougaloo College and rally the community to support the college's athletics programs through a series of engaging events.

JACKSON (August 27, 2023) – Tougaloo College Athletics Giving Week will provide an opportunity for alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends of the college to celebrate the resilience, dedication, and excellence displayed by the student-athletes across various sports. It will also be a call to action for support of the college's athletic programs. With a goal of $50,000, the college will use proceeds to enhance its sports facilities, provide essential resources for student-athletes, and foster an environment that empowers excellence on and off the field.

Designed to foster unity and pride and garner support from the Tougaloo community, the week will present a range of engaging and exciting events. The first of which will be a spirited pep rally on Monday, August 28, 2023 at 10 AM at the Warrren Hall Co-Op. It will feature performances from the college's cheerleading and dance teams and rousing speeches from coaches and athletes.

The culminating event will be a reception on Tuesday, August 29, 2023, at 6 PM at the Bennie G.Thompson Auditorium and Courtyard. The reception’s highlight will premier a film documenting the journey of the men's basketball championship team. This captivating film will offer an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the team's dedication, triumphs, and the challenges they overcame on their path to victory.

Athletic Director of Tougaloo College, Mr. Keith Barnes, expressed his enthusiasm about the upcoming week: "Our Athletics Giving Week is a celebration of our athletes' dedication, hard work, and achievements. It's also a chance for our community to come together and show their support for these outstanding individuals. Every contribution, no matter the size, makes a significant impact in ensuring the success of our athletes and the sustainability of our athletic programs."

Tougaloo College Athletics Giving Week provides an opportunity for alumni, friends, and supporters to join forces and invest in the future of Tougaloo's athletes.

Those who want to give can do so throughout the week by visiting Tougaloo College Athletics Giving Week Link. You can also give by texting PDAF23 to 41444. Supporters are also encouraged to share their support and excitement for Tougaloo College Athletics Giving Week on social media using the hashtag #TAGWeek2023

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