The Milwaukee Bucks Community Caravan brings fan interaction and community service initiatives to Bucks communities throughout the summer and through June 2012. Bucks efforts through the Community Caravan will incorporate literacy and education programs, hands-on service projects by Bucks staff and personalities, grassroots basketball development and interactive fan activities to deepen the connection Bucks fans feel to the team and the game.

Past Community Events

Bango Boys and Girls Club June 22, 2012 - Bango visits Mary Ryan Boys and Girls Club
Every summer the Bucks and Bango head back to camp to make surprise visits to elementary aged children at local day camps. At Mary Ryan, Bango took part in several cardio driven games with the children, supporting active and fit lifestyles, and later handed out gifts... Photos

United Way Day of Action June 21, 2012 - United Way National Day of Action
Bucks staff along with Tobias Harris and Jon Leuer join forces to assist in the United Way's National Day of Action. Volunteers helped clean, garden, and paint, adding warmth to the YWCA's Transitional Housing Facility. Volunteers also had the chance to interact and play games with YWCA children and families... Photos

Feed the Kids June 18, 2012 - Bucks and The Salvations Army Feed the Kids
The Bucks and Milwaukee county community leaders teamed up with The Salvation Army of Milwaukee County to kick off the 23rd anual Feed the Kids Mobile Lunch Program. Together they made more than 2,000 lunches... Photos

Jennings Helps The Community June 7, 2012 - Brandon Jennings Builds with Habitat for Humanity
Looking to make an assist in the community, Bucks point guard Brandon Jennings volunteered alongside Milwaukee area employees of M&I, a part of BMO Financial Group, and Habitat for Humanity workers... Photos

Meet Brandon Jennings April 3, 2012 - Meet Brandon Jennings
Brandon Jennings made an appearance at the Oak Creek Woodmans to meet fans and sign autographs. The event took place on April 3 and was presented by Palermo's... Photos

Bucks Authors Night March 28, 2012 - Bucks Authors Night
With two days off between their home game against Atlanta and their contest in Cleveland, the Bucks are taking advantage of the time in Milwaukee to connect with their community. Rookies Tobias Harris and Jon Leuer, joined by mascot Bango, partnered with Sam's Hope Literacy Foundation to host "Authors Night" on Wednesday, March 28... Photos

Bucks Book Blast March 6, 2012 - Bucks Book Blast
1,000 Milwaukee grade school students visited the Bradley Center for an afternoon of reading and entertainment hosted by the Bucks for the 14th annual Bucks and Sam's Hope Literacy Foundation Book Blast. The afternoon was geared toward building a love of reading in students... Photos | Paschketball Video

Blood Drive February 24, 2012 - Annual Blood Drive
The Milwaukee Bucks, in an effort to save lives, teamed up with the Blood Center of Wisconsin to host the 11th Annual Milwaukee Bucks Blood. Participating sponsors for the blood drive included the Bradley Center, Levy Restaurants, Palermo's Pizza, Pepsi, Trattoria diCarlo and Frontier Airlines... Photos | Paschketball Video

Bowl for a Cure February 17, 2012 - Bucks Bowl for a Cure
The Milwaukee Bucks teamed up with Komen Southeast Wisconsin & Columbia St. Mary's to give area bowlers an opportunity to play the game for a great cause. The event helped raise funds to promote breast cancer research, awareness, education and treatment....Photos

Special Olympics February 6, 2012 - Bucks Special Olympics Clinic
The Milwaukee Bucks players, coaches and mascot Bango host a basketball clinic for 200 Special Olympics athletes and their coaches at Homestead High School. The annual clinic is part of the long-standing support of Special Olympics by the Bucks organization...Photos | Paschketball Video

Sams Hope Reading Rally January 30, 2011 - Sams Hope Reading Rally
Milwaukee Bucks players and coaches joined with Sam's Hope for Literacy Foundation to host 300 Milwaukee Public School children for an afternoon of fun and learning at Discovery World at Pier Wisconsin. The children created reading-inspired murals for their schools with the help of the Bucks team and got to pick out brand new books to take home for their school libraries, donated by Sam's Hope for Literacy...Photos
St. Ben's Pizza Dinner November 21, 2011 - Thanksgiving Meals at the HOP
Bucks GM John Hammond, assistant coaches Jim Boylan, Joe Wolf, and Anthony Goldwire, and members of the front office staff continued the team's annual holiday volunteer efforts by purchasing and distributing all the elements for 150 Thanksgiving meals to the House of Peace, a Capuchin ministry... Photos />

St. Ben's Pizza Dinner November 19, 2011 - Bucks Scholastic Book Fair
The Bucks hosted  A Scholastic Book Fair on November 12th and 19th in honor of Sam's Hope for Literacy Foundation.  All the money raised at the fair is turned into Scholastic dollars and used to purchase brand new books for kids in need... Photos />

St. Ben's Pizza Dinner October 31, 2011 - St. Ben's Pizza Dinner
The Milwaukee Bucks teamed up with Palermo's Pizza, Trattoria di Carlo, Frontier Airlines and the Hunger Task Force to provide a balanced meal to over 580 people in need from our community... Photos | Paschketball Video />

Bucks Book Buddies October 12, 2011 - Bucks Book Buddies
Bango teamed up with Sam's Hope for Literacy Foundation at both Urban Day School campuses as part of the Bucks Book Buddies project. The event provides young children an incentive to read and learn with the donation of new books to take home. Bango assisted Urban Day teachers as they read stories... Photos />

Project FOCUS October 8, 2011 - Project F.O.C.U.S.
The Bucks joined the Engine 18 of the Milwaukee Fire Department (MFD) in conjunction with Project F.O.C.U.S. (Firefighters Out Creating Urban Safety) to inspect, install, and change batteries of smoke detectors for Milwaukee residents.... Photos | Video />

Sidney Moncrief September 30, 2011 - Sir Sid at Northwestern Mutual
Bucks assistant coach Sidney Moncrief helped Northwestern Mutual Foundation wrap up their United Way Campaign at their downtown office. Sir Sid signed autographs, posed for photos and sold his book with a portion of the proceeds going to the United Way... Watch Video />

United Way Day of Caring September 22, 2011 - United Way Day of Caring
The Bucks continued to give back to the community through the United Way Days of Caring Campaign. Bucks staff and volunteers from St. Francis Assisi Parish and the St. Francis Capuchin Center were at St. Francis Assisi Parish to help with building maintenance, gardening and window washing... Photos | Paschketball Video />

United Way Day of Caring September 12, 2011 - United Way Day of Caring
The Bucks lent a hand in the United Way Days of Caring Campaign by visiting Sherman Park Boys and Girls Club to help paint the cafeteria, clean up the grounds and work on an art project with the children... Photos | Paschketball Video />

Burbank Elementary August 24, 2011 - Bucks & GE at Burbank Elementary
The Bucks and GE teamed up at Burbank Elementary School to help get the building and grounds ready for the school year. Bucks legend Bob Lanier surprised the volunteers and talked about the importance of helping out in the community...
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House of Peace - School Supplies August 17, 2011 - Back To School
Bango stopped by the House of Peace to assist with backpack and school supply distribution. Bucks employees donated more than 800 school supply items, including notebooks, binders, pencils and crayons for this year's House of Peace Back to School Drive. ... Photos | Paschketball Video />

Bucks Serve Dinner August 15, 2011 - Bucks Serve Supper
On Monday, August 15, members of the Milwaukee Bucks staff continued the Bucks Community Caravan efforts and served dinner to the homeless and less fortunate at Christian Faith Fellowship East Church... Photos />

Bucks Snuggle Up and Read July 29, 2011 - Downtown Employee Appreciation
All week long the Bucks joined in to celebrate employees who work in downtown Milwaukee. Bango, Energee!, and Hoop Troop gave out prizes and held shooting contests. See some of the fun that was had on Friday... Photos />

Bucks Snuggle Up and Read July 19, 2011 - Bucks "Snuggle Up and Read"
Bucks GM John Hammond and members of the Bucks staff, and mascot Air Bango, teamed up with Sam's Hope in partnership with First Book at Urban Day School for the Summer "Snuggle Up and Read" event... Paschketball Video | Photos | Press Release />

Bucks Serve Breakfast July 12, 2011 - Bucks Serve Breakfast
The Milwaukee Bucks Community Caravan posted a community assist by collaborating with The Gathering of Southeastern Wisconsin to serve breakfast to the homeless and hungry at St. James Episcopal Church... Photos | Press Release />


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