Category: Durham Attack CARES

May

DA Cares – 15U Supreme Help the Canadian Food for Children charity

While they are in sync on the court, the Durham Attack 15u Supreme work together off the court too.  The girls recently spent a Saturday assembling sleep mats for the Canadian Food for Children charity, to be shipped overseas to help the less fortunate in places such as The Philippines, Guatemala and Haiti.  Thanks girls! […]

Feb

Durham Attack 14U Girls Rage Give Back!

The Christmas season is an important time of the year. For both children and adults alike. Being part of Durham Attack Volleyball means a lot to many and the girls of Durham Attack 14U Rage wanted to do something special as part of Durham Attack Cares. This years team decided to give a family in […]

Dec

Girls 12U Bears Winter Coat Drive

Girls 12U Durham Attack Black doing their part to help the community.  The girls worked hard and collected numerous bags of winter coats, snow pants, boots, hats and mitts to assist the Children’s Breakfast Club and Centennial College Child and Youth Care Winter Coat Drive.  These items will help families in need across Ontario.  #DurhamAttackCARES […]

Nov

Girls 16U Red Bundles Up

For the second year in a row the Durham Attack club is making donations of new or gently used coats, snow pants, boots, sweaters and winter gear to the Children’s Breakfast Club/Centennial College Child and Youth Care Winter Coat Drive.  Community members in need will be able to “shop” for these items at a “store” set […]

Nov

Girls 16U Black Servant Sock Christmas Project

16U Durham Attack Black ladies doing their Durham Attack CARES initiative. 12 stuffed stockings will be sent off to help with the Servant Sock Christmas Project. Stockings will be going to native reserves around Ontario.

Nov

14UG BLACK ENERGY – SUPPORTS LUPUS ONTARIO

This was a personal choice for our Team to raise awareness of Lupus as our Durham Attack CARES initiative.  Our coach’s wife has lupus so it was an easy decision for all of us to choose to support this cause. Our Energy team took turns at the Durham Centre, to raise awareness and money to […]

Nov

Centennial College Winter Coat Drive

The Centennial College Child and Youth Care program has once again partnered with The Children’s Breakfast Club, Toronto Police and Durham Regional Police to coordinate a Winter Coat Drive and would like Durham Attack Volleyball Club’s support! Last year’s event had participation from all 19 teams! Last year’s Coat Drive was so successful, now, all […]

May

Durham Attack CARES – Help Our Friends in Fort McMurray

As our teams prepare to play in our national championships, against friends and foes from across the country, we ask that you take a moment to think about how fortunate we are, and how you can help those in need in Fort McMurray Alberta.  Our 17/18u girls are in Edmonton this weekend, just a few hours south […]

Apr

Durham Attack CARES – Girls 13u Red Flares Support Denise House

A big shout out to our Girls 13U Red Flares who collected a whole van-full of clothing, books and other household items and delivered them to the Denise House shelter in Oshawa, which is an emergency shelter for abused women and their children. Well done girls – we are all so proud of your efforts! Durham […]

Apr

Durham Attack CARES – 15U Boys Soldier On!

The U 15 Boys made sure to take their time this year and choose a Durham Attack CARES initiative that spoke to them.  When they finally voted and chose to be involved and bring awareness to the Canadian Armed forces we couldn’t have been more proud.  For their Durham Attack CARES involvement the boys will be […]

Apr

Durham Attack Cares – 13u Red Thunder Support Canadian Cancer Society

The Girls 13 Red Thunder were at Farmboy Grocery in Whitby on Saturday April 2nd giving their time to raise money for  The Canadian Cancer Society by taking donations and giving out Daffodil pins.   The girls were out in full force for the cure and not even the cold and snow could take the smiles […]

Feb

Organ Donation – Miracles Do Happen!

It was a special day as the Durham Attack 16U Black Girls arrived in Burlington for the 16U Challenge Cup in Premier Division on December 19, 2015.  The team was excited to take the opportunity of being in the company of many players and parents to promote Organ Donation by wearing green ribbons in their hair, handing […]

Feb

Durham Attack Cares – 16U Boys Black Team Supports Egbe Hospital Revitalization Project

Our global volleyball community has grown a little closer this month, due to the efforts of Austin Campion-Smith, and our boys 16U Black team.  For the third time, Austin, the veteran McMaster University setter and Durham Attack alumni, volunteered in Egbe, Nigeria with the Egbe Hospital Revitalization Project; a project established five years ago to […]

Jan

Durham Attack Community Initiatives get SNAPD

Many of our teams participated in community initiatives in December, as part of our Durham Attack CARES program.  You can find their articles here. Two teams were also covered in our local SNAPD newspapers: Girls 14U INVASION who assisted with the Lakeridge Health Hospital’s Tree Lighting Ceremony – Whitby SNAPD – see image 6 of 9 Girls 13U […]

Dec

Girls 14U Black Infinity Help Out at House of Hope

Our girls 14U Black Infinity team spent a morning helping out at The Salvation Army – House of Hope in Ajax on December 5th. The team, along with a few Moms, prepared 115 Christmas food boxes for families in need. We also helped sort toy donations and prepare stockings for children in need in the […]

Dec

DA’s 1st Annual Winter Coat Drive a Roaring Success

Durham Attack participated in its 1st Annual Winter Coat Drive in November and the results were nothing short of amazing. The Coat Drive in support of Children’s Breakfast Club and through partnership with Centennial College allowed our athletes to donate their gently used clothing to support those in need in communities across Canada. More than […]

Dec

Durham Attack Girls 18U Give Back to their Community!

This year the Girls 18U team decided to do something special for the Holiday Season. Rather than do a Secret Santa amongst themselves they decided to adopt a child and make his or her Christmas an extra special one. Through an organization called “Dreams and Wishes” the team received the name of an 8 year […]

Dec

14U Girls Red INVASION Volunteer at Lakeridge Health Hospital Whitby

Team Invasion, Red 14U Girls of Durham Attack, took some time during a very busy competitive schedule to give back to the Durham Community. The athletes volunteered their time with patients at the Lakeridge Health Hospital’s Whitby location during a Tree Lighting Ceremony to lighten the season for patients and their families of the long […]

Dec

DA Girls 13U Black Nightmares Give Back

On Monday December 7th, the Girls 13U Nightmares visited the Boys and Girls Club in Oshawa.  The team demonstrated their volleyball skills, ran drills with the children and lead games, activities and cheers.  Each of the girls gave of their own money and the team presented a card and donation to the Club.  The Director […]