The Milwaukee Bucks teamed with Palermos Pizza, Trattoria di Carlo, Frontier Airlines and the Hunger Task Force to provide a balanced meal to the less fortunate in our community.
Bucks front office and basketball staff members, team mascot Bango, members of the Energee! Dance Team and Hoop Troop have taken part in numerous community projects throughout the Greater Milwaukee area.
Over 580 guests were served dinner at St. Ben's
The Milwaukee Bucks Community Caravan brings fan interaction and community service initiatives to Bucks communities throughout the summer and through June 2012.
St. Bens Community Meal Program, a Capuchin ministry, provides nutritious meals six days a week to those who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
Energee! Dancers great guests at the door
Bango serves up some supper
This is the fifth year that the Bucks and Palermo's have teamed up to bring their dinner offering to St. Ben's guests.
St. Bens provides nourishment and counsel to over 2,000 individuals every week and also provides prevention-focused health care through its clinic, a partner with Columbia St. Marys.
Giacomo Fallucca, President & CEO of Palermo's Pizza, arrives to serve up some dinner
The Bucks Community Caravan has worked with 134 different community groups and schools since its inception in June 2011, volunteering over 5,000 hours at 230 events and promotions in the Greater Milwaukee community.
Bucks efforts through the Community Caravan 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.
Giacomo Fallucca and Bango pose for a picture before dinner
Palermo's Pizza brought pizzas by the cart load for this annual event