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Learning Communities Bump, Set and Spike to Benefit Breast Cancer Survivors

The Learning Community (LC) program took to the volleyball court last month in a bracket-style tournament that raised $985 for The Breakfast Club, Inc. of St. Louis, a sisterhood of breast cancer survivors and co-survivors.

LC volleyball teams play

Teams made up of members of SLU's Learning Communities (LCs) battle with an over-sized pink volleyball to benefit local breast cancer survivors earlier this fall. Submitted photo

Each LC student paid a registration fee to compete in the tournament with teams playing volleyball with an over-sized pink volleyball. The fourteen teams faced off on Oct. 29 and Breakfast Club President Sherrill Jackson gave a talk about the organization’s work in the St. Louis community before accepting the LCs’ donation.

LC volleyball players
Fourteen teams of SLU students took part in the benefit tournament for The Breakfast Club, Inc., of St. Louis. Submitted photo

The Engineering and Health Sciences Learning Community, The Colored Croutons, won the tourney.

The Breakfast Club’s mission is to impact the St. Louis metropolitan community through education, awareness, resources and support centered on breast health, breast cancer, prevention and screening.