ATLANTA (March 23, 2011) - On Saturday, March 19 some members of the GSU football team went to work to help with another Atlanta community project. This Saturday was just two days before the football team returned to the football fields for spring practice in preparation for the April 14 Spring Game at the Georgia Dome.
GSU's Grant King details his experience here. About 18 teammates and I met at a house in southwest Atlanta. We worked with the HOMES Senior Citizen project staff for four hours from 10am-2pm.
Our project involved painting the exterior of an elderly woman's house and cleaning up her front yard. We mainly raked away leaves and debris. We also painted all of her exterior wood as well as her shed and all railings. This project helped to create a sense of team unity through serving others in our community together.
This project is one of the many that GSU student-athletes participate in over the school year as they combine to serve more than 4,500 hours of community service. To view a photo gallery of this event, please click here.