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Tornado Relief: App State Collecting Items at Upcoming Sporting Events

Last Updated on December 11, 2021 2:42 pm

BOONE, N.C. – App State Athletics is asking fans and community members to bring items to upcoming Mountaineer sporting events to help those in Western Kentucky following Friday night’s devastating tornadoes.

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those devastated by the recent tornadoes,” said App State Director of Athletics Doug Gillin. “We are asking our App State family and friends to offer what help we can to the Western Kentucky community in their time of need.”

Tornado clean-up items of need:

Household bleach 

Rubber gloves 

Bottled water 

Paper towels 

Toilet paper 

Protective goggles 

Hand soap 

Canned food 

When and where to bring items:

Drop off items at the black App State van outside of Holmes Convocation Center (drop-off lane on Holmes Drive outside the Southwest ticket ramp) and Varsity Gym (entrance across from Rivers Street Parking Deck) on the following days and times:

–       Holmes Center: Sunday, Dec. 12 – 12:30-2 p.m. and 4-5 p.m. (2 p.m. WBB vs. Wofford)

–       Varsity Gym: Sunday, Dec. 12 – 2-3 p.m. and 5-6 p.m. (3 p.m. WREST vs. NC State)

–       Holmes Center: Monday, Dec. 13 – 3-6:30 p.m. (6:30 p.m. MBB vs. Erskine)

Thank You:

In exchange for your donation, you will be offered a ticket to one of the following upcoming App State sporting events of your choice. 

–       App State Women’s Basketball vs. Eastern Kentucky on Dec. 21 (1 p.m.)

–       App State Wrestling vs. VMI (5:45 p.m.) and Little Rock (7:30 p.m.) on Jan. 21

–       App State Men’s Basketball vs. Louisiana on Dec. 30 (6:30 p.m.)

For additional information, contact Sarah Strickland at or 828-406-5351.

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