LEXINGTON Ky. — UK’s Student-Athlete Advisory Council has organized a supplies drive for fans to help the victims of the flooding in southern Louisiana.
According to the release, donations will be accepted in the small paved lot by the PPD coal pile near John Cropp Stadium and the Wendell & Vickie Bell Soccer Complex, located at 570 Wildcat Court. To access the drop-off point, enter the soccer/softball drive off College Way and take the first available left.
The drop off location will be open during the following times:
1-8 p.m. on Friday – In conjunction with the UK men’s soccer game vs. Dartmouth
8 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday – Prior to UK football’s season opener vs. Southern Miss
1-7 p.m. on Sunday – In conjunction with the UK women’s soccer game vs. High Point
The council is asking for tools, cleaning products and toiletries. The full list of wanted items can be found here.
“Our hearts go out to the victims of the floods in Louisiana,” athletics director Mitch Barnhart said in the release. “I’m proud our students have taken it upon themselves to play a small part in assisting with the relief effort, reflecting the service-oriented spirit they show every day. I look forward to our fans joining them in helping.”
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