The Gopher men's basketball team will participate in a number of charitable activities in the community this holiday season.
Aside from that, Coach Smith, and the Tubby Smith Foundation, makes sure that giving back during the holiday season becomes a priority. This holiday season's theme will be "Ten Days of Holiday Giving". The schedule is below:
Day 1: Thursday, Dec. 13 - Donation of books to the Stillwater Public Library and its Holiday Children's Book Drive.
Day 2: Friday, Dec. 14 - Donation of children's winter jackets to the Minneapolis Salvation Army.
Day 3: Saturday, Dec. 15 - Donation of children's clothing for the Sabathani Community Center.
Day 4: Sunday, Dec. 16 - Donation of critical nursery needs to the Greater Minneapolis, Crises Nursery.
Day 5: Monday, Dec. 17 - Donation of children's clothing to Neighbors, Inc. as part of the Love Your Neighbor Holiday Program.
Day 6: Tuesday, Dec. 18 - Donation of children's clothing and baby supplies to People Serving People through the Holiday Helpers program.
Day 7: Wednesday, Dec. 19 - Donation of toys to KARE-11's Toys-4-Tots program.
Day 8: Thursday, Dec. 20 - Holiday shopping at Target for clothing for families of East Side Neighborhood Services.
Day 9: Friday, Dec. 21 - Donation of Wii video games to children at Amplatz Children's Hospital.
Day 10: Saturday, Dec. 22 - Donation of Self Care & Bath Kits to the Harriet Tubman Center.
The Tubby Smith Foundation's mission is to be a resource for children and charities that benefit children in the State of Minnesota, who demonstrate a need for financial assistance to improve their physical, mental, educational or overall well-being.