SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) schools collected more than 3000 items during the two-week conference-wide Food Drive.
The conference-wide food drive, now in its third year, was organized by members of the CCC student-athlete advisory committee (SAAC).
Both Salve Regina and Western New England were responsible for more than 1000 items each. Salve Regina led all schools with 1595 donations.
The collected items will be donated to local food banks and other charities.
ABOUT THE COMMONWEALTH COAST CONFERENCE
The Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC), founded in 1984, is an NCAA Division III athletic conference comprised of nine full member and two associate member institutions throughout the New England region. Its membership aims to provide student-athletes with a positive experience in their pursuit of excellence through high academic standards, quality competition, and a meaningful student life. The conference administers championships in 18 intercollegiate sports. In 2020, the conference will expand to 10 full members and 19 championship sports with the addition of Suffolk University and women’s ice hockey, respectively.