PHILADELPHIA – Today the Jefferson Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) hosted the 3nd Annual Athletes Helping Athletes (AHA) fun day. 75 Jefferson student-athletes from all sports and over 30 members of AHA participated in the event. The AHA & Jefferson SAAC Fun Day included multi-sport activity stations and face painting.
“Athletes Helping Athletes, Inc. exists to better the life of the special needs athlete by:
- Providing funding to special needs organizations throughout Bucks County, Pennsylvania (and the surrounding areas) that offer a place for the special needs athlete to fulfill their desire to participate in sports.
- Providing awareness and community support for the special needs athlete through inclusion in local school athletic functions by serving as Honorary Team Captains at the home games for our participating teams.
- Offering other extra-curricular events and activities that provide opportunities for athletes of all abilities and coaches to come together while sharing athletic experiences and a love for sport while developing compassion and mutual respect AND HAVING SOME FUN!”
For more information about AHA, please visit their website at: http://www.athleteshelpingathletesinc.com/index.php