Student-athletes engage with elementary school students across the state of Arkansas via Zoom to answer questions, read books, and call the Hogs together. Student-athletes who are from Arkansas join these calls with their former elementary schools.
Student-athletes visit the 9 Fayetteville elementary schools to promote reading. Student-athletes speak to K-4th graders to encourage them to read 360-minutes during the month of February to become a Book Hog member. Grand Prize Winners have lunch with a student-athlete from their favorite team.
Student-athletes visit the 9 Fayetteville and 2 Farmington elementary schools to promote prioritizing their health and physical fitness. Student-athletes speak to K-4th graders to encourage them to drink water, eat healthy, complete physical exercises, and stretch during the month of October to become a Healthy Hog member. Grand Prize Winners have lunch with a student-athlete from their favorite team.
Shop with the Razorbacks
Student-athletes raise money to take 10 local elementary school kids holiday shopping. Each kid receives a $100 gift card to shop while being escorted by student-athletes.
Salute to Veterans
Salute to Veterans is an annual collaborative community engagement effort between the Fayetteville VA Medical Center and Razorback student-athletes. This event takes place every Valentine’s Day and gives our student-athletes the opportunity to deliver fun handwritten cards, created by local elementary school students, to the VA Hospital patients. The student-athletes take pictures with the patients and thank them for their service in the military.
Special Olympics Area Game @ Ramay Jr. High School
Student-athletes assist the Special Olympians with stretching, help them get each station ready, and cheer for them during their events.
Razorback Canned Food Drive @ Walmart Super Center
Student-athletes visit the Walmart Super Center on Martin Luther King Drive to collect canned food products. Donations collected are distributed to local agencies that support underserved residents of Northwest Arkansas.
The Fearless Food Fight
The Pack Shack and Blue Cross Blue Shield, along with staff members and student-athletes, gather in Bud Walton Arena to pack meals that feed various underserved communities in Northwest Arkansas.