BFA Athletic Department Gives Back

Target 4 – Engaged Community Partners. FWSU staff and students will collaborate, innovate, create and conceptualize ideas and learning with local, regional, state, and global partners to make a difference in their community, state, and world.

Action Step – Develop partnerships with global partners to carry out a project related to units of study.

Indicator of Success – Collaborative student projects/partnerships become part of the fabric of the broader community.

als0In line with its strong commitment to charity and community service, the BFA Fairfax Athletic Department kicked off its first fundraiser of the 2014-15 school year on Saturday, August 30 at the Boys and Girls Varsity season opening soccer games at Leland and Gray.

als2Through coordination with the L&G Athletic Department and soccer teams, the BFA Fairfax soccer teams and fans took part in a coin drop donation during the games, which raised over $200.

The day’s events culminated with each team’s coaches and captains taking part in the ever-popular “ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.” To date, this global fundraiser has generated over 109.1 MILLION dollars for ALS research.

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