All donations are being matched right now up to $10,000. Definitely the best time to start raising money so you can win the Locker Room Challenge.
Generations of Hamilton student-athletes have performed admirably in their individual sports and in their classrooms. And, for generations, they have all shared one thing in common… locker rooms.
The EXACT SAME locker rooms. Virtually nothing has been done to update or maintain them since the 1970s. That’s a whole lot of muddy cleats, stinky socks, wet towels, clammy helmets and pads. Blood, sweat and tears have accumulated over decades. Can you imagine the “I’ll-have-to-shower-in-there” disgust on the faces of potential recruits? But that’s not all… the number of men’s and women’s teams at Hamilton has more than doubled to 29 varsity sports since the existing locker facilities were built. That means that winter and spring teams must wait for access to locker rooms until fall sports have concluded.
To say the least, with nearly 30% of students playing at the varsity level, that’s an unconscionable inconvenience and undermines our competitiveness. Hamilton student-athletes deserve better. Their locker facilities should reflect the highest-level of competition that is NESCAC.
The College has raised nearly enough funds to build additional locker facilities and to completely renovate and refurbish all existing locker rooms. We are close, but we need your help to put us over the fundraising goal and enable construction to begin. We need to raise $100,000 between May 15 and June 30, 2014. And, to make it all fun, we're going to be giving away lots of awesome prizes. Even better, the fundraising team that raises the most will get a plaque up on the wall of the new locker rooms.
Here's how to help...
Click Join A Team and in seconds you'll have your own fundraising page and can raise money right alongside of our awesome Hamilton teams. Or, if you're not ready to start a fundraiser yet, click DONATE and give what you can.