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Hoops For The Kids: Lights 'n Sirens Edition



For the first time ever, the University of Maryland Police Department (UMPD) will take on the College Park Volunteer Fire Department (CPVFD) in a fundraising basketball game that benefits Terp Thon.

Terp Thon is a student run organization at UMD and they work year round to raise money and awareness for the Children’s National Health System in D.C. and the local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. It’s all “For The Kids.” To learn more about this wonderful organization, please visit .

The name of the event is called Hoops For The Kids: Lights ‘n Sirens Edition. The game is set to take place on Friday, February 3, 2017, at 6 p.m., inside the Reckord Armory Building. Admission to the game is free, however if you wish to donate while at the game, there will be opportunities available.

Another component to this event is the winner of the UMPD/CPVFD game will take on the winner of the student teams bracket later in the evening. Student teams looking to register for the event can do so by visiting .

Each team has a fundraising page, where all the proceeds will benefit Terp Thon. To donate to UMPD’s team, please visit and help us achieve and exceed our goal of $500 dollars. To donate to CPVFD’s team, please visit and help them achieve their goal!

Thank you to the Maryland Student Officials Association (MSOA) for their generous donation of the space in the Reckord Armory and for their officials who donated their time!

So if you are looking for something fun to do, consider stopping by the Reckord Armory Building to cheer on your home town heroes and support Terp Thon. We hope to see you there!

For The Kids!