Drake Athletics Celebrates 515 Day In Des Moines

first_img Print Friendly Version Drake Athletics spent Tuesday, May 15 volunteering with local community organizations as part of ‘515 Day’ in Des Moines. With the date of 5/15 matching Des Moines area code of 515, the Bulldogs sought to give back to Des Moines in any way possible.”My hope is that this will become and annual event and way for us to give back to our great community,” said Drake director of athletics Brian Hardin.The entire Drake athletic staff of more than 80 people fanned out across Des Moines to volunteer at five different organizations including Habitat for Humanity, Goodwill, Meals from the Heartland, Foodbank of Iowa and Des Moines Parks and Recreation.”We want to be the best for this community we can and that’s something that is really important to all of us at Drake Athletics,” added women’s basketball head coach Jennie Baranczyk.last_img read more