ATHLETICS RALLYING SUPPORT FOR CHILDREN'S BOOK DRIVE
MILWAUKEE – Marquette Athletics is asking its many fans to help
continue Marquette 's mission of service to the community. The
Women in Support of Marquette Athletics are sponsoring the 3rd
Annual Children's Book Drive. Fans are asked to contribute a new
or “gently used” children's book that will be donated to inner-city
Milwaukee schools and organizations serving children. Books can
be dropped off at the following locations:
- Marquette 's Men's Basketball Game
: February 14 at the Bradley Center. Collection bins
will be at each door.
- Barnes & Noble at Mayfair Mall: From
February 9 to Saturday, February 21 Barnes
& Noble at Mayfair mall will have collection bins in its
store. A 10% discount on children's books is available to all
customers who donate the book to the book drive. This is only
at the Mayfair Mall location.
- The Snappy Turtle: 1350 W. Mequon Road .
Books can be dropped off the week of February 9.
Joani Crean, wife of Marquette Men's Basketball Coach Tom Crean,
and Gwen Cords, wife of Marquette Athletics Director Bill Cords,
are spearheading this event.