Wolves To Host 19th Annual Taste Of The Timberwolves On Feb. 20

Wolves To Host 19th Annual Taste Of The Timberwolves On Feb. 20

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The Minnesota Timberwolves FastBreak Foundation will host its 19th annual Taste of the Timberwolves, on Thursday, Feb. 20 from 6-9 p.m. at Target Center. The annual fundraising gala offers guests an opportunity to interact with the entire Wolves team, sample a variety of local cuisine and enjoy live entertainment.

The evening begins with Wolves players mingling with and serving attendees food from a variety of Twin Cities restaurants. Taste attendees also have the opportunity to participate in the event’s silent and live auctions for a chance to take home unique items, experiences and merchandise including a custom-built Timberwolves poker table, Wolves player experiences and travel packages. Following a live program, Wolves players will take the stage to compete against each other as they play a popular party game.

Taste of the Timberwolves' cornerstone sponsors include the Starkey Hearing Foundation, POPP Communications, Log House Foods, Hope for the City and the Roger and Nancy McCabe Foundation.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.timberwolves.com/taste. Ticket discounts are available for Season Ticket Members. Each Taste guest receives a limited edition team-autographed print.

The money raised at Taste provides funding for the FastBreak Foundation’s annual programming and events, which aim to provide and support hand-on programs that positively impact Minnesota youth. Over the past 18 years, Taste of the Timberwolves has raised more than $4 million dollars for the FastBreak Foundation.

Restaurant and food/beverage vendor participants at this year's Taste include: Bacardi, Bar 508, Bernatello’s Pizza, Anheuser-Busch, Caribou Coffee, Delaware North Companies, Humanitas Wine, FACES Mears Park, Figlio, Mason’s Restaurant and Barre, MillerCoors, Kieran’s Irish Pub, Levy Catering, Pepsi Bottling Group, Pinstripes, Pour Wine Bar and Bistro, Prairie Organic Spirits, SEVEN Steakhouse and Ultralounge, Sky Deck Sports Grille & Lanes, Summit Brewing, Surly Brewing, The Tangiers, Union Restaurant and Vescio’s.

About the FastBreak Foundation

The Timberwolves FastBreak Foundation provides and supports hands-on programs that positively impact Minnesota youth. Through giving, education and basketball opportunities, the Foundation enables young people to make responsible decisions, contribute to their futures, and experience lifelong memories. In the past year, the Minnesota Timberwolves FastBreak Foundation and the Minnesota Lynx Foundation have combined to impact 2,146 organizations with $842,790 in in-kind donations, 20,000 Tickets for Kids donations, 3,107 volunteer hours, 53 community members honored on-court, and 15 grants distributed. The FastBreak Foundation is proud to be supported by the Roger and Nancy McCabe Foundation.

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