Junior forward Timothy Farias is a key reserve for Rutgers-Newark men’s soccer team, contributing to the Scarlet Raiders’ successful 14-1 season.
But his contributions off the field are what resonate more with some of the city’s most vulnerable residents.
As a freshman, Farias founded the Got U Covered Foundation, an organization that provides necessary goods for Newark’s homeless.
“I would always see a lot of homelessness around campus,” said Farias, a psychology major who hopes to study physical therapy after graduation. “I wanted to do something to help them.”
He gathered a few friends, bought 50 drawstring bags, filled them …read more
Source: Rutgers Today