NBA Family
The NBA's community outreach work extends beyond the league, its teams and the players. In fact, the entire NBA family, which includes former players, coaches, referees, parents, wives, community and government officials, corporate partners as well as celebrity fans, plays a vital role in enriching people’s lives. This team approach to giving back enables the NBA to engage the community in a variety of different ways and work together to have a greater impact in all communities. This commitment to positively impact people is simply the NBA way.
NBA teams maintain a range of creative programs geared to give back to their communities. Whether it’s engaging youth in various Read to Achieve incentive platforms or fun fitness programs, coordinating environmentally friendly projects, or providing memorable in-arena experiences to deserving local heroes, NBA teams actively participate in local community outreach.
NBA players use unique position to address issues close to their hearts, including assisting underprivileged children, giving back to the communities where they were raised, and aiding health-related causes. These efforts generate awareness and raise funds for important social issues, providing opportunities for a better life in communities worldwide.
Working as a team, the NBA Family has embraced the tremendous opportunity to work as one with the NBA’s community outreach efforts. Under the umbrella of NBA Cares, the NBA Family continues to find new ways to use its unique position in society to positively impact communities worldwide.
Through WNBA Cares, WNBA teams and players create programs and various cause-related campaigns that improve the quality of life for people worldwide. These programs promote a healthy lifestyle and positive body image, increase breast health awareness, support youth and family development, and focus on education.
Through NBA D-League Cares, the NBA Development League works to address important social issues with a special emphasis on programs that support education, local community building and youth basketball. Teams also establish a close connection to their local communities by providing unparalleled time and access to the players, coaches and staff.
PLAYER OUTREACH
Derrick Rose - Guard
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Derrick Rose - Guard
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