NBA superstar Derrick Rose, of the Chicago Bulls, has been moved by the senseless murder of Jonylah Watkins. Watkins, a 6-month old baby girl, was shot 5 times as her father changed her diaper in a vehicle. Even after the carnage, Johnylah fought for her life as the doctors spent 12 hours trying to save [...]
The Indianapolis Pacers announced three unique promotions for the year today. For full details, please see below. (Via the Indiana Pacers) – Indianapolis, IN (October 3, 2012) – The Indiana Pacers have announced three separate unique promo night opportunities for fans to purchase tickets for games for the upcoming season. The Pacers will once again feature [...]
Player: Tyrus Thomas Sport: Basketball, NBA Team: Chicago Bulls, Charlotte Bobcats Website: The Tyrus Thomas Website Mission/Info (Via the Website): The Tyrus Thomas Foundation’s mission is to cultivate and improve the Greater Baton Rouge, Charlotte, and Chicago community by implementing programs geared towards youth outreach, enhancing the community through development, and supporting other organizations with similar initiatives [...]
Player: Kyle Korver Sport: Basketball, NBA Team: Philadelphia 76ers, Utah Jazz, Chicago Bulls Website: The Kyle Korver Foundation Mission/Info (Via the website): The Kyle Korver Foundation began literally on the streets of Philadelphia working with city kids. Meeting with children in the projects north of center city, it became clear that bleak urban statistics are nameless faceless numbers [...]
Player: Jamal Crawford Sport: Basketball, NBA Team: Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks, Golden State Warriors, Atlanta Hawks, Portland Trail Blazers Website: Jamal Crawford Foundation Mission/Info (Via the website): The mission of the Jamal Crawford Foundation is to provide inner-city children with experiences and activities to strengthen both their minds and bodies leading to well-rounded adults.
Player: Luol Deng Sport: Basketball, NBA Team: Chicago Bulls Website: The Luol Deng Foundation Mission/Info (Via the website): The Luol Deng Foundation US (LDF US) in a non-profit organization bringing hope to people by improving lives through the tools of sport and education. We want to use sport and education as vehicles to empower communities, enabling [...]
Player: Chris Duhon Sport: Basketball, NBA Team: Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks, Orlando Magic Website: Chris Duhon’s Stand Tall Foundation Mission/Info (Via the website): Everyday is an opportunity to contribute to the quality of a child’s life, through recreation, education and welfare. Chris Duhon’s Stand Tall Foundation is committed to building up children who are the foundation of [...]
Player: Ronnie Brewer Sport: Basketball, NBA Team: Utah Jazz, Memphis Grizzlies, Chicago Bulls Website: The Ronnie Brewer Foundation Mission/Info:(Via the website): The Ronnie Brewer Foundation was established in 2009. Ronnie Brewer commits himself to giving back to his community. Through his involvement in charitable events, it is Ronnie’s hope that he can be used as an [...]
Player: Shannon Brown Sport: Basketball, NBA Team: Cleveland Cavaliers, Chicago Bulls, Charlotte Bobcats, Los Angeles Lakers, Phoenix Suns Website: The Shannon Brown Foundation Mission/Info:(Via the website): The Shannon Brown Foundation is dedicated to the positive progression, safety and overall well-being of children and their families through programs that encourage social and educational development.
Via the Bulls: The Chicago Bulls will host the “Find a Toy a Home for the Holidays” toy drive on Tuesday, December 20 to benefit the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots Program. Prior to the tip-off of the Bulls’ preseason game against the Indiana Pacers, fans are encouraged to drop off new, unwrapped toys [...]