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Oakland Raider Nicholas Morrow and Greenville University to host “Share the Warmth Coat Drive”

Oakland Raider Nicholas Morrow and Greenville University to host “Share the Warmth Coat Drive”

GREENVILLE, Ill. - Nicholas Morrow of the Oakland Raiders and Greenville University invites the community to its "Share the Warmth" coat drive on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 1 to 3 p.m. at H.J. Long Gymnasium on the campus of Greenville University.

Nicholas is teaming up with Greenville University, Panther Products, Burlington, BSN Sports, local churches and community members to "Share the Warmth".  The event is for all ages.

In addition to the winter apparel giveaway, Greenville University's basketball team invites you to cheer them on as they play Blackburn immediately following the event at 3 p.m.

Donations are being encouraged and collected beginning immediately through the day of the event at the University, 401 N. Elm Street, Second Floor Offices between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday as well as the day of the event in the Gym.

Nicholas is forever grateful he attended Greenville University as he met so many people at the school and in the community that impacted his life and appreciates the opportunities Greenville University provided him to grow as a person and to further his education.

Nicholas is a Christian man, son to a Pastor, and has a passion for giving back.

"Everything that I am is because of my Lord and Savior. I am committed to serving God by serving his people. Matthew 23:12 tells us 'For those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.' My submission to him is for the purpose of expanding God's family tree." – Nicholas Morrow

Born in St. Louis, Missouri on July 10, 1995, Nicholas and his family relocated to Huntsville, Ala., when he was a toddler.

After graduating from Huntsville High School. Nicholas attended and played football for four years at Greenville University. While at Greenville University, Nicholas was honored as a second-team AFCA NCAA Division III All-American and became first player from Greenville to earn All-American recognition. As a senior, he was named UMAC MVP and a member of UMAC All-Conference First Team.

In 2017, Nicholas was signed by the Oakland Raiders as an undrafted free agent and played the most snaps of any Raiders rookie in 2017!  Morrow will be unable to attend the event due to his professional responsibilities with the Raiders this weekend.

For more information contact: Melissa Frierson (513) 652-7857 mlubbersplanbsports@yahoo.com