The Union Recorder

November 2, 2012

Pike Hoops for Hope benefits Habitat for Humanity

Kyle Collins
The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE — The Georgia College fraternity Pi Kappa Alpha setup Hoops for Hope earlier this week, benefiting the local Habitat for Humanity chapter. 

The wind was a factor day one, but Pike Philanthropy Chair Bennett Bruder said Wednesday’s effort gained increased donations.

People donated $1 to take a basketball shot. Those making the basket got Halloween candy. The Pikes ran Putts for a Purpose last April raising $500 for Habitat. 

Bruder said Habitat Executive Director Murali Thirumal got the fraternity into a Greek initiative mindset. 

'We want to have a good face and presence in the community,' Bruder said. 'We want people to know that we can put on professional events and help out too.'

Click here to subscribe to The Union-Recorder print edition.

Click here to subscribe to The Union-Recorder e-edition and view this full article.