Milwaukee Bucks Foundation Week
May 3-7, 2021
Celebrate the Milwaukee Bucks Foundation's 5-Year Anniversary with Foundation Week! Since 2016, the Milwaukee Bucks Foundation has invested more than $2 million in the community to drive positive change. But there is more work to be done!
Foundation Week features a variety of fundraising opportunities, including exclusive Bucks items and once in a lifetime experiences through an online silent auction and click-to-buy opportunities, beginning Monday, May 3 at noon CST through Friday, May 7 at 10 PM CST (or as supplies last).
The Week's Top Items
Show you’re the Bucks’ #1 fan with a signed and framed 2020 NBA All-Star game jersey of Giannis Antetokounmpo, a Khris Middleton signed basketball, and the shirt Pat Connaughton wore for the 2020 All Star Dunk Contest (autographed).
DJ Shawna Virtual Dance Party
Bid on the chance to host a virtual DJ Shawna dance party! The winner will get the opportunity to host friends, family, or colleague for a 30 minute dance party with DJ Shawna, including a playlist curated by DJ Shawna herself!
Giannis Autographed Canvas
This one of a kind package features the hand painted canvas of MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo from the Bucks' 2019-20 home opener halftime show and has been autographed by the MVP.
Bucks Gaming Experience
Grab up to 4 of your friends and family and join the five professional gamers who make up the Bucks Gaming team for a night of 2K.
Curated Dinner Package for Eight with Fiserv Forum Senior Executive Chef Kenneth Hardiman
Senior Executive Chef Kenneth Hardiman and Fiserv Forum Chefs will curate a dinner for eight guests with beverage pairings at Gather at The Deer District or Fiserv Forum. This will be a custom dining experience that will overlook the Deer District and be tailored to the guests to create a unique and memorable experience.
Bucks mystery boxes will include at least 1 autographed item and a selection of other exclusive Bucks memorabilia. 25 select boxes will include an autographed jersey from one of the starting five! Available for a limited time during the Bucks vs. Wizards broadcast on Bally Sports - Wednesday, May 5 at 7 PM CST.
Giving Back to the Community Since 2016
All proceeds raised during Foundation Week will support the Milwaukee Bucks Foundation's mission to make a significant positive impact in five key areas:
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Reform
The Milwaukee Bucks are committed to advocating for change within our criminal justice and law enforcement reform systems. In this video, Alma Center Founder & Executive Director Terri Strodthoff shares how the Bucks Foundation supports the Center’s work to mentor and bring better support to those who have been incarcerated.
Economic & Individual Empowerment
The Bucks are committed to improving opportunities for economic and individual advancement in our minority communities. Watch this video with Jrue Holiday and our community partners, MENTOR Greater Milwaukee and the Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC), to learn more.
In this video, Brook Lopez shares how the Milwaukee Bucks are helping address the racial and economic inequities in Wisconsin's education system. By working with the MPS Foundation to support existing programming, the Bucks are increasing access to STEAM education and more. MPS Foundation Executive Director Wendell Willis is grateful for the Bucks players who are bringing change and support to Milwaukee’s youth.
Health & Wellness
Through programmatic and financial support, the Milwaukee Bucks Foundation helps address systematic challenges in food and housing insecurities while also increasing access to physical and mental health services. Pat Connaughton, Neighborhood House Director of Programs Norman McGee and Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin Executive Director Patti Habeck share how the Bucks truly care about the needs of the community and prioritize, nutrition and mental and physical health.
The Milwaukee Bucks Foundation is proud to partner with organizations like the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin (ACLU) as they work to protect the civil rights and civil liberties of all people that live in Wisconsin. Khris Middleton and ACLU Development Director Maxine Webb shares how people can count on the Bucks to speak up and initiate the conversation.