Multiple WKU Athletic teams continue to be active in the Bowling Green community and beyond as a part of Hilltoppers With Heart, WKU Athletics' official community service program. Here are some of the highlights of the great things going with WKU Athletics in the community:
On November 19, the WKU Basketball programs had a canned food drive to collect food for the Bowling Green Food Pantry.
In December, WKU Men's Basketball and WKU Women's Basketball held toy drives prior to games at E.A. Diddle Arena to collect toys for the Toys For Tots Program.
In mid-December, WKU Track and Field worked with the Salvation Army Angel Tree program to provide Christmas gifts for area children. A complete summary can be found here.
In mid-December, members of the WKU Athletics staff rang the bell to raise funds as part of the annual Salvation Army Kettle Drive at an area Wal-Mart.
In early December, members of the WKU Football team worked with the Little Caesars Love Kitchen to provide meals to Bowling Green area citizens.
On Christmas Day, WKU Football seniors, members of the football coaching staff, athletic director Todd Stewart and additional athletic department staff visited a Salvation Army breakfast to assist in serving meals to individuals in the Detroit commuity while in Detroit for the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl.
On January 12, WKU held its annual Spread the Red Education Day at the men's and women's basketball game.
On January 19, WKU held the 7th Annual Critter Classic at E.A. Diddle Arena as part of the men's basketball and women's basketball doubleheader. The Critter Classic helps support the Bowling Green/Warren County Humane Society. Fans were able to receive one complimentary ticket to the game by bringing one of the following donation items: clay cat litter, Clorox Wipes, bleach or liquid washing machine detergent.