Cobb Kicks off Charity With Gala on July 23

Former Owl All-America Trevor Cobb will officially unveil his Helping Hands Charity with a fund-raising event in the R Room at Rice Stadium on Saturday, July 23 from 7-10 p.m.

Cobb was the 1991 Doak Walker Award winner and a two-time, All-America running back for the Owls. He is Rice's career rushing leader with 4,948 yards as well as holding the top three season rushing totals in school history, topped by a 1,692 yard effort in his Walker Award season.

Helping Hands is an effort spearheaded by Cobb to assist special needs children in the Houston area through a number of initiatives, including a mentorship program with young athletes. The evening will feature door prizes and other special giveaways, a silent auction as well as entertainment by ShaiShanell & DiDi Chavis.

Tables for the event are priced at $240 and $180, with individual tickets priced at $30 in advance and $40 the night of the event. Advance tickets as well as additional information about sponsorships for the event are available online.

For more information about Trevor Cobb's Helping Hands, please visit his website


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