UK Hoops to Embrace Holiday Season Spirit by Helping Underprivileged
Nov. 18, 2013
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Kentucky women's basketball is known for its high intensity style on the court, but this Thanksgiving the nationally-ranked Wildcats will take on a new challenge with just as much vigor: helping the less fortunate.
During the Wildcats' next two home games, Thursday, Nov. 21 vs. Lipscomb at 7 p.m. ET and Wednesday, Nov. 27 vs. Bradley at Noon, fans are asked to bring unused toiletry items travel size or regular size (tooth brush, toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, deodorant) to either game. The items will be donated to Bluegrass Hospitality Group's Thanksgiving Dinner for the less fortunate, which will take place on Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, Nov. 28) from 11-2 p.m. ET at Malone's and Sal's on Tates Creek Road.
"Jenna and I are so thankful to be a part of this community," Mitchell said. "Lexington is such a giving community and we are constantly inspired to find ways to give back. During this time of Thanksgiving and with the cold, winter months approaching, we thought this would be a great way to get involved with helping those in need in our great community. We hope everyone who can, will bring unused toiletry items to our next two home games and help people in our community."