The Student Newspaper of Mississippi State University

The Reflector

The Student Newspaper of Mississippi State University

The Reflector

The Student Newspaper of Mississippi State University

The Reflector

    Bulldog soccer team gives back to city of Starkville

    Twenty-two members of the Mississippi State soccer team, as well
    the entire coaching staff, recently participated in a project for
    Habitat for Humanity that provided housing for a needy Starkville
    family.
    Divided into two separate shifts in late February, the team
    engaged in everything from sanding and staining doors and flooring,
    to vacuuming and placing door knobs and baseboards. The project was
    just one of many that the Bulldogs participate in each season.
    “I am very proud of our team and the unselfish attitude they
    showed in participating in and completing this project,” said
    Mississippi State head coach Neil McGuire. “Helping out in the
    community is a win-win situation for both our players and the
    Starkville community. Community service is an integral part of the
    Mississippi State soccer program, as well as the Mississippi State
    athletic department.”
    Habitat for Humanity International is a nonprofit,
    nondenominational Christian housing organization which brings
    familes and communities in need together with volunteers and
    resources to build decent, affordable housing.
    Since 1976, Habitat has built more than 125,000 houses in more
    than 80 countries, including some 45,000 houses across the United
    States.
    Homeowner families are chosen according to their need; their
    ability to repay the no-profit, no-interest mortgage; and their
    willingness to work in partnership with Habitat. Homeowners
    contribute “sweat equity” and house payments are recycled to build
    additional houses.

    Leave a Comment
    Donate to The Reflector

    Your donation will support the student journalists of Mississippi State University. Your contribution will allow us to purchase equipment and cover our annual website hosting costs.

    More to Discover
    Donate to The Reflector

    Comments (0)

    All The Reflector Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    Activate Search
    The Student Newspaper of Mississippi State University
    Bulldog soccer team gives back to city of Starkville