Category Archive: Service Work

Community Service: Habitat for Humanity

This past Friday, September 30th, some members of the University of Michigan Rugby Football Club volunteered at a Habitat for Humanity® build in nearby Ypsilanti Michigan.  The players were helping Habitat remodel a house that they had purchased from the city.  Throughout the day, the players helped paint doors, remove unneeded walls, caulk doorways and …

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Michigan Rugby Launches “Share the Game”

Ann Arbor- The University of Michigan Rugby men and women’s programs and Washington D.C. Youth Rugby are excited to announce their partnership for the 2016 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship. The ‘Share the Game’ initiative aims to send 70 local D.C. youth rugby players to the CRC event the weekend of June 4-5 at PPL …

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Food Gatherers

Michigan Rugby has recently become a partner with Food Gatherers, an organization in Ann Arbor that provides hot meals, healthy snacks, and groceries to low-income adults, seniors, and at risk youth in Washtenaw County. 1,500 volunteers, including members of the Michigan Rugby Football Club, volunteer to prepare over 100,000 meals to struggling individuals each year. …

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Share the Game: Partnership with D.C. Youth Rugby

University of Michigan Rugby Club and Washington D.C. Youth Rugby are excited to announce their partnership for the 2015 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship. The ‘Share the Game’ initiative aims to send 50 local D.C. youth rugby players to the CRC event on May 30-31 at PPL Park in Philadelphia, PA through ticket donations. Washington …

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UMRFC’s Fall Service Work

The University of Michigan Rugby Football Club continued it’s tradition of community service this past semester which was highlighted by joining the Michigan From the Heart program. This program brings a variety of athletes from around campus together to make visits to Mott’s Children’s Hospital. For about two hours on many Thursday nights Michigan ruggers …

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Michigan Rugby Joins Movember Campaign

Movember Movember is an annual charity competition during which people all over the world grow a mustache to raise money for research into Prostate and Testicular Cancer and to generate awareness of these types of cancer which affect men of all ages across the world. This all began in Melbourne, Australia in 2003 when 30 …

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Michigan Rugby Wins Service Award

Michigan Rugby recently won their second consecutive Club Sports Outstanding Service Award. The club prides itself on service both in the Ann Arbor community and abroad. This year the club volunteered at U of M blood drives, organized team blood giving, assisted a family in need at Christmas, helped clean up the Grand River Creative …

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UMRFC Continues Service Work, Helps with Blood Battle and in Trinidad

UMRFC continued its commitment to excellence in volunteering by working Face-Off Blood Battle on February 14th at the University of Michigan.  Several players donated blood to contribute as well as working the registration for the Blood Battle. After getting the service award last year, UMRFC wanted to continue its tradition of helping out in the …

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UMRFC Tour 2013 – Trinidad and Tobago

  UMRFC is proud to announce our annual spring rugby tour. We’ve got an exciting set of matches set up for the week and the whole team is looking forward to bringing Soiled Meat and Sand to the pitches of Trinidad. The games will start off on Sunday March 3rd with UMRFC’s B side facing …

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Michigan Rugby Puts in 23 Man Lineup for Blood Battle

The UMRFC is assisting U of M in the 31st Blood Battle with Ohio State. To bring some more energy into the giving, 23 players and one coach have been named to our blood giving lineup for Michigan’s final push before Thanksgiving. Michigan is currently winning 1,824 to 1,412. Here’s to a 5th Blood Battle …

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