Equipment Collection

Do you have a old pair of cleats or a new mouth guard you never got around to using sitting in the back of your closet? Just bought a new pair or knee socks that don’t fit? Don’t know what to do with them? Donate your used cleats to Mount Holyoke College Women’s Rugby Equipment Collection!

In our efforts to be inclusive of all students, regardless of their financial situation, theMount Holyoke  Rugby team is starting an equipment collection! We have made it our goal as a program to not let someone’s financial limitations prevent them from playing rugby; traditionally, that has meant working out alternative payment plans with players who are having trouble paying their dues. However, the need is still great. We want to ensure that no one misses out on being a part of the rugby family simply because they do not have the necessary equipment.

Rugby should be accessible to all players regardless of financial situations, however due to financial limitations players often cannot receive the equipment needed to participate.

You can help MHC Rugby by donating:

  • Your new or gently used cleats
  • A new or gently used pair of knee-high socks (white, light blue, or navy blue)
  • A new mouth guard
  • New or gently used rugby shorts
  • New or gently used rugby balls

Don’t have equipment collecting dust in your closet? Still want to donate? Donations of any shape or size are greatly appreciated and financial donations can make a huge difference for players.

  • $5 can buy one player a rugby shirt
  • $10 buys a brand new mouth guard
  • $20 pays for one player’s dues
  • $40-50 can buy a pair of new cleats
  • $50 can buy a new box of med tape

To donate equipment, email Ellie Viggiani at viggi22e@mtholyoke.edu to arrange a time to drop-off equipment.

Questions? Email Ellie Viggiani at viggi22e@mtholyoke.edu or Erin Murdock at murdo22e@mtholyoke.edu

To make a financial contribution online, use the directions found under the “Donations” menu or to mail a check to our president,

Mail to:

Erin Murdock

2542 Blanchard Campus Center

50 College Street

South Hadley, MA, 01075

Thanks again for all you do to support Mount Holyoke College Rugby. We couldn’t do it without you!  

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