Athletes for Hope

Southern University and LSU Athletes Help Flood Victims


AFH University athletes in Baton Rouge have been committed to the recovery of their community. Athletes have continued to put in work by using their platform to give HOPE to the citizens of Baton Rouge during the flood’s aftermath.

Southern Softball:  Cristo Rey Charter School received 2 feet of flood as a result of the flooding. Last Saturday, Southern Softball helped them make their new building a home by setting up classrooms, the cafeteria, and creating an inspiration wall for students to come back to on their first day of school at the new location.

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LSU Softball: The ladies of LSU and Southern Softball assisted in the cleanup of an affected home.

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Southern Baseball: Assisted with a school clean in partnership with City Year at Banks Elementary School. The team also helped with the cleanup process at Living Faith Church by moving debris and furniture, mopping, cleaning windows, and painting.

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LSU Volleyball: Volunteered at BREC Highland Road Community Park emergency camp. The ladies led a of class of 71 kids in the basics of volleyball.

Keep up the great work, athletes! We are very proud of your devotion to the Baton Rouge community.