Rutgers-Newark Soccer Player Founds Charity to Help Local, International Homeless

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

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