From donating blueberry patch profits to making a $50,000 commitment to the N.C. Cancer Hospital Pediatric Oncology Endowment Fund to hosting the gala “Rebounds and Rhinestones” dinner to benefit the Jessica Breland Comeback Kids Fund, Coach Hatchell shows that teamwork is important both on and off the court.
UNC Women’s Basketball Coach Sylvia Hatchell gives UNC Lineberger a berry nice gift each year: profits from her blueberry picking patch on her mountain property near Black Mountain, NC. Blueberries are one of the richest fruits in antioxidants that are believed to help prevent cancer. The funds raised support women’s cancer research. Hatchell had her own cancer scare in 2000, and her experience led her to become a supporter of UNC Lineberger.
Read more about Coach Hatchell’s donation to N.C. Cancer Hospital Pediatric Oncology Endowment Fund.
Read more about Rebounds and Rhinestones.