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March 2016

National Reading Month

The Orlando Magic partnered with Florida Blue for the Baskets for Books campaign, with a book donated for each point scored by the Magic this season. A trio of our players, including Victor Oladipo, took the opportunity to read our fans a children's book.

Baskets for Books

The Orlando Magic partnered with Florida Blue for the Baskets for Books campaign, with a book donated for each point scored by the Magic this season.

Magic Fit Family Challenge

As a part of the Orlando Magic and UnitedHealthCare's commitment to a healthy community, the two have teamed up to provide a free fitness and nutrition event for local families featuring Orlando Magic Dancers and Magic Community Ambassadors hosted on the Orlando Magic practice court.

Florida Blue Volunteer Initiative

The Orlando Magic Volunteer Sweepstakes presented by Florida Blue provided fans a chance to enter and win an opportunity to volunteer with Aaron Gordon at the Magic’s spelling bee event for 30 fourth and fifth grade students at Callahan Neighborhood Center.

February 2016

Magic Honor Gainesville Police Officer Bobby White and #HoopsNotCrime Crew

The Magic joined in on the worldwide celebration of Officer Bobby White's actions by honoring him and the #HoopsNotCrime crew during Orlando's game against Atlanta.

January 2016

Magic of Mentoring Minority Male Youth Summit

To celebrate National Mentoring Awareness month, the Orlando Magic hosted the Magic of Mentoring Minority Male Youth Summit for over 150 Central Florida youth. While in attendance youth received "real life guidance" from prominent community leaders on leadership, education, decision-making, and empowerment.

Martin Luther King Jr. Night Celebration

The City of Orlando Mayor's MLK Jr. Commission recognized 59 children from Orange County Public Schools selected for the Youth Humanitarian Award at an Orlando Magic home game as the Magic face the Philadelphia 76ers.

Oladipo Receives December NBA Cares Community Assist Award

Orlando Magic guard Victor Oladipo has received the December NBA Cares Community Assist Award presented by Kaiser Permanente in recognition of his work with the hearing impaired and countless charitable efforts throughout Orlando.

Ridgewood Park Elementary School Court Refurbishment

Vucevic and the Orlando Magic team up with Chase to unveil new court at Ridgewood Park Elementary School.

Magic Fit Fun Day

Rock Lake Elementary School students were rewarded with a Magic Fit Fun Day for having the most participants complete the Magic Fit 8 Week Challenge, with a 99% participation rate.

December 2015

Victor Oladipo Community Enrichment Award Presentation

Victor Oladipo Donates $35K to UCF Listening Center to help children and families with hearing loss.

Orlando Magic and Pepsi Holiday Shopping Spree

Fournier, Smith, and Frye Team Up with PepsiCo. for a Holiday Shopping Spree with Local Youth.

Channing Frye's Christmas Surprise

Frye Makes Christmas Extra Joyful for Local Family.

Big Give

As part of the NBA Cares Season of Giving, the Orlando Magic along with several partners made a local family's holiday season one they will never forget.

Victor Holiday Surprise

Victor Oladipo Surprises a local single mother with a brand new car!

November 2015

Hoops for Troops Commitment to Service Project

Harris and Oladipo Display Commitment to Troops and Community
Harris and Oladipo, along with Magic Community Ambassadors Nick Anderson and Bo Outlaw, teamed up with local military to pack more than 200 care packets that will benefit homeless students and families in the Central Florida community.

Seats For Soldiers

Orlando Magic Hosts Military on Veterans Day in Honor of Seats for Soldiers Night
The Orlando Magic and Harris Corporation teamed up for the 12th consecutive season to honor military men, women and their families for Seats for Soldiers Night.

Magic Fit Kid Chef Celebrity Showdown

Orlando Magic Players Participate in First Ever Magic Fit Kid Chef Celebrity Showdown
Four Magic players, including Victor Oladipo, Tobias Harris, Elfrid Payton and C.J. Watson, and their moms competed preparing healthy meals in the Magic Fit Kid Chef Celebrity Showdown.

Tobias Harris, Orlando Magic & Amway Turkey Giveaway

Harris, Dedmon Help Distribute Thanksgiving Meals to Underserved Families
Harris, Dedmon, Amway and the Magic made the day of 450 families from the Parramore, Englewood and Rosemont areas by handing out turkeys and all the fixings for a Thanksgiving Day feast.

Thanksgiving at the Coalition

Orlando Magic Join the Coalition for the Homeless for the 23rd Year - Serving Thanksgiving Breakfast to the Coalition Residents.
Alongside Magic staff, Oladipo, Payton, and teammates C.J. Watson and Devyn Marble took part in serving Thanksgiving breakfast to more than 700 men, women, and children at the Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida.

Magic of Mentoring Career Day

15 Central Florida young men were provided with the opportunity of a lifetime through the Magic of Mentoring Career Day as they toured the Magic corporate offices, gained professional advice from Magic employees, and were surprised by Magic Forward Tobias Harris.

October 2015

Three Points Elementary Court Refurbishment

Orlando Magic, Chase, and Magic Guard Elfrid Payton Celebrate Hispanic Heritage with Court Refurbishment Unveil at Three Points Elementary.


The Magic hosted three Jr. Magic youth clinics on Thursday for more than 300 kids in downtown Orlando, at the Orlando Magic Goldenrod Recreation Center and the Dr. Phillips YMCA.

September 2015

Hoops for Hunger Love Pantry

The Magic partnered with Outback Steakhouse and the Christian Service Center to stock the Love Pantry at Rosemont Elementary with emergency food items and basic hygiene products for families in need.

August 2015

Back to School Event

The Orlando Magic participate in the City of Orlando Back to School event benefitting the District 5 Community.

Magic Fit Draft Combine

The Orlando Magic hosts its second Magic Fit Draft Combine at Silver Star Community Park Gym for 80 local youth.

July 2015

Magic Fit Shuffle Dance Off

The Magic hosted a Magic Fit Shuffle Dance Off for a number of local children from various community centers around Orlando

Computer Lab Upgrade at Engelwood Neighborhood Center
July 1, 2015

In 2010, the Orlando Magic helped refurbish the Engelwood Neighborhood Center by adding a Magic-themed game room and computer lab. On Wednesday, July 1, five years later, the Magic returned to the facility and replaced the old computers with new ones. Now, the hundreds of children that attend after-school programs at the center will utilize this new technology to broaden their knowledge and skills.

March 2015

Victor Oladipo, Aaron Gordon and Dewayne Dedmon Teamed Up UnitedHealthcare to Fight Hunger
March 24, 2015

Working in assembly-line fashion, Orlando Magic players along with 200 Magic employees and 100 UnitedHealthcare employees packed items such as macaroni and cheese, beans and franks, apple sauce, juice, chocolate milk, cereal and chocolate chip granola bars into bags for UnitedHealthcare to distribute to children in need in Central Florida.

The Orlando Magic and Ben Gordon team up to Enhance Community Garden
March 23, 2015

In participation in the National Basketball Association’s Green Week 2015, the Magic and partners OUC – The Reliable One and Owens Facility Services joined together to celebrate Green Week 2015 at the Jackson Community Center.

Tobias Harris Joined the Magic and Chase in Sixth Court Refurbishment Unveil
March 7, 2015

This court renovation marks the sixth time the Magic and Chase have teamed up to refurbish a community sports facility. Those who attended and participated in the festivities at Engelwood Elementary also got a chance to celebrate Hispanic Heritage.

Andrew Nicholson joins the Magic and Florida Blue to Promote Literacy to Youth
March 5, 2015

Nicholson is proof that those who shine in sports can also be honor students. On Thursday, March 5 at the Orlando Public Library, Drew got a chance to help kids understand the importance of reading and education.

February 2015

Orlando Magic and Florida Blue Team Up to Build Healthy Minds with a New Reading Corner
Feb. 20, 2015

As a part of the Orlando Magic’s commitment to literacy and education, the team, in partnership with Florida Blue, unveiled its 26th reading corner at Dream Big Preschool Learning. Children’s furniture, a bookcase and Orlando Magic décor we donated to the preschool. All of the books were donated by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.

The Orlando Magic and Teamed Up to Refurbish Computer Lab at Local Community Center
Feb. 17, 2015

The Magic and partnered to refurbish the computer lab at the James R. Smith Community Center, providing technology for 19 computer stations, new desks and Magic decor in a facility that is used by 100 students ranging in ages from 6-18 daily.

January 2015

Orlando Magic Hosted Magic Fit Fun Day for Local Students
Jan. 30, 2015

Aaron Gordon and Devyn Marble got a chance to be an inspiration to kids by showing what it takes to excel in sports and live a healthy lifestyle. They joined Magic Community Ambassadors Nick Anderson and Bo Outlaw and other volunteers in a Magic FIT Fun Day at Greenwood Lakes Middle School in Lake Mary.

The Orlando Magic and Chase Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Through Service Project and Recognition of Youth Humanitarian Award Winners
Jan. 17, 2015

The Magic and Chase unveiled a newly refurbished court at Palmetto Elementary School. The two also surprised the school with $5,000 worth of physical education equipment. It is the fifth community sports facility that has been revamped through this partnership.

Orlando Magic and Head Coach Jacque Vaughn Support Blessings in a Backpack Program at Nap Ford Community School
Jan. 15, 2014

The Magic coach, along with Community Ambassadors Nick Anderson and Bo Outlaw, stuffed backpacks with healthy snacks such as cereal, fruit and soup for students at the Nap Ford Community School. The idea is for kids to have enough food to last them through the weekend.

December 2014

Magic Brightens Young Girl’s Holiday Through Magic Maker Program
Dec. 23, 2014

Jenna Rogers and her family were invited to attend an Orlando Magic game and were treated to a VIP experience that included receiving a personalized Orlando Magic jersey, meeting Nikola Vucevic and Community Ambassadors Bo Outlaw and Nick Anderson, and enjoying the game courtside.

The Magic’s ‘Big Give’ Provides Surprises for One Local Family this Holiday
Dec. 23, 2014

The Magic were joined by Walt Disney World Resort, Amway, Papa John’s, PepsiCo., Chase and Marriott Vacation Club to give the Duppins a night they will cherish forever.

The Orlando Magic Players and Coaches Make the Holidays Special for 21 Homeless Families
Dec. 20, 2014

The Magic were able to defy the expectations of many this past weekend when they hosted 21 local families from the Seminole County “Families in Transition” Program and the Osceola County School District.

Vucevic, Payton and Oladipo Team Up with pepsico. For a Holiday Shopping Spree with Local Youth
Dec. 9, 2014

100 children from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida received $100 Walmart gift cards courtesy of pepsico. Payton, Vucevic and Oladipo along with Magic and pepsico. volunteer staff members took the Boys and Girls Clubs members shopping.

The Orlando Magic Deliver Big Smiles to Kids at Florida Hospital for Children
Dec. 8, 2014

In what has become one of the best traditions of the holiday season, a Magic traveling party that included Community Ambassadors Nick Anderson and Outlaw, the Magic Dancers and STUFF the mascot visited with dozens of sick children at Florida Hospital for Children

November 2014

Orlando Magic celebrates Thanksgiving at Coalition for the Homeless for 22nd year
Nov. 27, 2014

In what has become a heart-warming 22-year tradition that reflects “the core of who we are as an organization and what we’re all about,” the Orlando Magic teamed with the Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida on Thursday to put warm food in bellies and smiles on kids’ faces.

Tobias Harris, Orlando Magic and Amway Celebrate Thanksgiving
Nov.25, 2014

For a second straight holiday season, Tobias Harris partnered with the Magic and Amway Corporation to distribute Thanksgiving meals to preselected families from the Rosemont, Parramore and Englewood communities at the Rosemont Community Center.

Seats for Soldiers night
Nov. 8, 2014

For 11 straight years, the Magic and Harris Corporation have hosted Seats for Soldiers Night to acknowledge the heroes of this country. More than 2,000 military members and their families attended the game and nearly all participated in a variety of activities and observances throughout the night.

Hoops for Troops: Christian Service Center
Nov. 4, 2014

In partnership with the NBA and the Department of Defense, the Orlando Magic hosted the Hoops for Troops “Commitment to Service” Volunteer Initiative. Magic staff, Community Ambassadors and local military members volunteered to clean the food pantry at the Christian Service Center.

October 2014

Local teen honored at home opener as part of the Magic Maker program
Oct. 30, 2014

D’Angelo Robertson and his friends were treated to a VIP experience that included meeting Magic Community Ambassador Bo Outlaw, sitting courtside pregame, enjoying the game from a suite and receiving a personalized Orlando Magic jersey.

Habitat for Humanity: Key Dedication Ceremony
Oct. 23, 2014

As part of the NBA Cares Week of Service, the Orlando Magic and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Orlando made one family's wish come true when they were handed the keys to a brand new home. This was the sixth home the Magic built in partnership with Habitat for Humanity.

Hoops for Troops: NBA Cares Week of Service
Oct. 21, 2014

The Magic are partnering with the Department of Defense and the NBA for the “Hoops for Troops, Commitment to Service” program. Three players, community ambassadors and Magic employees worked to assist The Mustard Seed in sorting items that will eventually go to families that need essentials for everyday life.

September 2014

Gordon Shows His “Love” for the Magic’s Hoops for Hunger Program
Sept. 23, 2014

Ben Gordon, Magic Community Ambassadors Nick Anderson and Bo Outlaw and Christian Service Center Executive Director Robert Stuart spent time stocking “The Love Pantry” at Hungerford Elementary with food and hygiene essentials for local families in need.

Magic and Oladipo Assist New Image Youth Center
Sept. 18, 2014

The Orlando Magic and Magic guard Victor Oladipo surprised members of the youth center with all new equipment to replace goods that were stolen during a break-in. The grief and distress felt during the prior 72 hours suddenly transformed into feelings of gratefulness and exultation.

Tobias Harris Makes $50K Donation to Orange County Public Schools
Sept. 12, 2014

Harris, who has been one of the Magic’s most community-minded players since coming to Orlando more than 18 months ago, said that the opportunity to have a direct impact on the lives of thousands of school children was humbling to him.

July 2014

Thursday. 24, 2014

In an effort to promote health and wellness among youth, the Orlando Magic along with Magic rookies Aaron Gordon and Elfrid Payton tipped off the MAGIC FIT program with the MAGIC FIT Draft Combine.

February 2014

NBA Dream Big Event
Feb. 27, 2014

In celebration of Black History Month, the Orlando Magic visited Evans High School to promote the NBA’s Dream BIG School Curriculum featuring African American history presented by EverFI. Photos

Baskets for Books
Feb. 11, 2014

In an effort to develop lifelong learners through literacy and education the Orlando Magic and Florida Blue, along with Magic players E’Twaun Moore and Maurice Harkless, Magic Community Ambassadors Nick Anderson and Bo Outlaw, and Florida Blue Chairman and CEO Pat Geraghty, held a “story time” with approximately 40 local youth from Hands On Learning Academy at the Florida Blue Center in Winter Park.


Coach Profit Meet & Greet
Feb. 12, 2014

A group of 30 kids from “Young Men of Excellence” had the opportunity to meet Orlando Magic Assistant Coach Laron Profit during pregame. They were given this opportunity through a ticket donation from Coach Profit as part of the Orlando Magic “Share the Magic” Player Ticket Program. The kids wore t-shirts labeling them as "Profit’s Dream Chasers."

January 2014

Mollie Ray Elementary Court Refurbishment
Jan. 18, 2014

Jameer Nelson has been a part of many community events throughout his 10 years with the Orlando Magic and it was another vitalizing day when he joined Community Ambassadors Nick Anderson and Bo Outlaw, Magic Dancers and other volunteers from the Magic and Chase in a court refurbishment and basketball clinic outside Mollie Ray Elementary School in the Pine Hills community of Orlando.


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