Pi Beta Phi hosts annual charity volleyball tournament
Published: Sunday, September 30, 2012
Updated: Sunday, September 30, 2012 23:09
Pi Beta Phi hosted their annual philanthropic volleyball tournament, called Arrowspike, on Sunday to benefit First Book, an organization that provides books to underprivileged children.
Along with the volleyball tournament, Pi Beta Phi also held a book drive where teams could earn points for the more books they donate.
The Tournament hosted twenty-one fraternity and sorority teams at the volleyball courts in Husky Village.
Allie Cipolla, Pi Beta Phi Philanthropy Chair and 7th-semester education major, said that the event raise around $2,000 and they have collected a little over 300 books from students and faculty.
Over the course of the afternoon, teams faced off in hopes of a first place trophy and more importantly, bragging rights. The winners were, Delta Zeta and Sigma Alpha Epsilon.
Pi Beta Phi has been hosting the volleyball tournament since their founding in 1947. They will be accepting book donations through out this week. Donations can be placed in the ‘Book Donation’ box outside their house in Husky Village.
Sponsors for the event were D.P. Dough, Wooster Street Pizza, Willington Pizza and Monster.