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Suns Wives, Cold Stone Creamery Team Up to Host Book Drive

Posted: March 24, 2010

The Phoenix Suns Wives organization has teamed up with Cold Stone Creamery to host their annual book drive through Friday, March 26.

Fans that bring two or more new or gently used children’s or young adult books to any of the 50 Cold Stone Creamery locations valley wide through March 25 will receive a complimentary Like It Creation™ with one mix-in.

The book drive will then culminate at US Airways Center when the Suns take on the New York Knicks on Friday, March 26. Fans who bring a book donation to the game will receive one raffle ticket per book donated. Winners will then be drawn to receive one of six raffle prizes that will be given away at the end of the game. Members of the Suns Wives will be collecting at each entrance of the arena. The game will tip-off at 7 p.m., with doors opening at 5:30 p.m.

Each prize package will represent a Suns star and feature an autographed jersey, a chance to meet a Suns player and a Cold Stone Creamery gift card. The six prize packages are:

  • Leandro Barbosa package
  • Channing Frye package
  • Grant Hill package
  • Steve Nash package
  • Jason Richardson package
  • Amar’e Stoudemire package

Following the book drive, more than 10 Valley non-profit organizations will arrive at US Airways Center at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, March 30 to collect books for their programs. In previous years, more than 10,000 books were collected, which supply children in need with reading materials as part of the Suns Wives organization’s early literacy program.

The Suns Wives organization is comprised of the significant others of the players, coaches, basketball operations staff and senior management. The Suns Wives strive to make a difference in the lives of families and children by volunteering time, energy and resources to various charitable organizations throughout the Valley.