LARGO, Md. – The Prince George's athletic department is supporting the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) initiative #NJCAACares. The "Texas Strong - #NJCAACares" t-shirt will be available to purchase with all proceeds going to a special fund that will be distributed to NJCAA Region 14 to aid its member colleges and local communities as they recover from Hurricane Harvey. The t-shirts are $15 each and if you interested in purchasing a t-shirt please email the athletics department at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline to order a shirt is Thursday, September 7.
The NJCAA has 21 member colleges in southeast Texas – identified in the association as NJCAA Region 14 – and many have experienced catastrophic damage and flooding over the past week.
In addition, the Owls athletics department sent 20 Prince George's athletics t-shirts to the University of Houston men's basketball head coach Kelvin Sampson. The veteran head coach reached out through twitter asking his for t-shirt donations to help the city of Houston recover from Hurricane Harvey.