SAAC Stages Annual Holiday Party for Kids

Dec. 16, 2005

Fullerton, Calif. - The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) at Cal State Fullerton conducted its fifth annual Children's Holiday Party Thursday night (Dec. 8) for Crittenton Services for Children and Families in Fullerton.

The SAAC has been active on the campus and in the community for many years. The group is comprised of two student-athlete representatives from each of the Titans' 17 intercollegiate sports. Every semester they organize functions to get student-athletes more involved in the community and the holiday party is always the focal project of the year.

The Crittenton houses help strengthen families (birth, foster, and adoptive), and give homes to abused and neglected children. Most importantly, they provide a variety of treatment services for the children including: sexual abuse treatment, anger management, assertion skills, early substance abuse prevention, counseling center and an on-grounds park for recreational and outdoor activities.

This year's Children's Holiday Party benefitted a record setting number of children. Toys were supplied through generous donations from each Cal State Fullerton team, athletics administration and from the public (toys were collected at a recent men's basketball game).

More than 75 Titan student-athletes spent the entire evening with the children and several teenage mothers, opening gifts, eating, talking and playing in the playground. Food was donated by Mikey's Sports Bar (3159 Yorba Linda Boulevard, Fullerton, 92831 / 714-528-9150).

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Sun Feb 26
1:05 PM
Cal State Fullerton
at UNLV
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Sun Feb 26
Top of 7th
0
Utah
1
vs. Cal State Fullerton
@ Cathedral City, Calif.
Mary Nutter Classic
-2
Sun Feb 26
4:30 PM
St. John's (N.Y.)
vs. Cal State Fullerton
@ Cathedral City, Calif.
Mary Nutter Classic
-3
Mon Feb 27
All Day
vs. 21st Del Walker Intercollegiate
@ Long Beach, Calif.
Virginia Country Club
-3
Mon Feb 27
All Day
vs. Bruin Wave Invitational
@ San Luis Obispo, Calif.
San Luis Obispo Country Club
-3
Tue Feb 28
All Day
vs. 21st Del Walker Intercollegiate
@ Long Beach, Calif.
Virginia Country Club
-3
Tue Feb 28
All Day
vs. Bruin Wave Invitational
@ San Luis Obispo, Calif.
San Luis Obispo Country Club
-2
Wed Mar 01
5:00 PM
Cal State Fullerton
at Cal Poly
-2
Thu Mar 02
1:30 PM
Cal State Fullerton
at UC Irvine
-2
Thu Mar 02
5:00 PM
Arizona St.
at Cal State Fullerton
Judi Garman Classic (Fullerton, Calif.)
-2
Thu Mar 02
7:00 PM
UC Santa Barbara
at Cal State Fullerton
TV: ESPN3
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Fri Mar 03
4:30 PM
Cal State Fullerton
at Houston
-2
Fri Mar 03
5:00 PM
Michigan
at Cal State Fullerton
Judi Garman Classic (Fullerton, Calif.)
-2
Sat Mar 04
4:30 PM
Cal State Fullerton
at Houston
-2
Sat Mar 04
6:00 PM
Cal State Fullerton
at UC Irvine
-2
Sat Mar 04
7:30 PM
Cal State Fullerton
at CSUN
-2
Sat Mar 04
7:30 PM
UCLA
at Cal State Fullerton
Judi Garman Classic (Fullerton, Calif.)
-2
Sun Mar 05
11:00 AM
Cal State Fullerton
at Houston
-2
Sun Mar 05
11:00 AM
Seton Hall
at Cal State Fullerton
-2
Sun Mar 05
4:30 PM
Baylor
at Cal State Fullerton
Judi Garman Classic (Fullerton, Calif.)
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