|MILITARY CARE EVENT
In partnership with Family Dollar, the Charlotte Hornets host an annual military care event to support active military troops serving overseas. This unique community initiative provides 10,000 care kits complete with a personalized note from a Hornets player, executive or fan and essential wellness items. Care kits are shipped to Operation Gratitude in California via Paxton, the team’s official moving partner. Operation Gratitude ships the care kits to U.S. troops in Afghanistan and the Middle East as well as the Persian Gulf and Indian Ocean.
|YELLOW RIBBON PROGRAM
In partnership with Bank of America, the Hornets honor veterans and/or active members of the United States military for their unwavering service to our country. Yellow Ribbon recognizes military heroes during one Hornets home game per month. Award recipients are honored prior to the national anthem and during an on court presentation where they receive a $1,000 donation from the Charlotte Hornets Foundation.
To nominate an active and/or veteran member of the United States armed service for Yellow Ribbon, please click here
2015-16 Yellow Ribbon Recipients
11/11/15 - Senior Master Sergeant Horace Booker - Presentation
|FIRST NBA PURPLE HEART TEAM
On November 7, 2014, the Military Order of the Purple Heart recognized the Charlotte Hornets as the first NBA Purple Heart team for our continued support of active military and veterans.