Community - Relief

“Ubuntu”, a phrase adopted by the 2007-08 NBA Champion Boston Celtics can loosely be defined as “I am what I am because of who we are”.

Throughout the season, Celtics player, legends and other VIP’s participate in clothing drives, throw holiday parties for youth with medical illnesses and promote the importance of protecting the environment. These efforts are designed to provide a better world for all and are grounded in the concept of “Ubuntu”.

Season of Giving

Providing a lifetime of holiday memories for kids in need.

Past Programs

Archive of previous Relief programs.

Miscellaneous Relief Events

January 14, 2016 - Turner Sends Some Sunshine to Pediatric Patients
Evan Turner joined UnitedHealth Group and Project Sunshine to host a “Sending Sunshine” event for children undergoing medical care in Boston..
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November 2, 2015 - Stevens Family Provides Meals at GBFB Event
Brad Stevens and his family hosted their second annual Thanksgiving Meal Distribution event at the GBFB and sponsored 200 meals that were voluntarily distributed by them and members of the Celtics front office.
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September 29, 2015 - Thomas, Make-A-Wish Give Young Fan Unique Training Camp Experience
Isaiah Thomas teamed up with the Make-A-Wish Foundation and invited Brooklyn Pierce, a 12-year-old from Iowa, to experience a one-in-a-lifetime training camp opportunity in Boston.
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April 2, 2015 - Turner, C's Host Autism Awareness Day Event
In collaboration with NBA Cares World Autism Awareness Day, the Boston Celtics partnered with America’s Compounding Center Thursday evening to bring youth from the Sibshop program of the Autism Alliance of MetroWest out to the practice facility in Waltham, Mass.
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January 15, 2015 - Sullinger, Greater Boston Communities Provide at Goodwill Clothing Drive
Celtics forward Jared Sullinger is no stranger to the benefits the resources Goodwill Industries provides to the communities it serves. The forward took to social media, news, radio and print outlets to challenge Celtics fans to donate seven or more gently used clothing items for a chance to meet him, receive an autographed photo and a pair of tickets to an upcoming Celtics game.
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November 29, 2014- Rondo, Make-a-Wish Foundation Surprise Young Fans
Two special guests of Rajon Rondo - Ali and Jose - joined the Celtics during a scheduled practice on November 29, 2014. Both young fans are currently fighting their own individual battles against Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.
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November 25, 2014 - Stevens Family Provides at Greater Boston Food Bank
Two hundred families were provided the essential fixings of a Thanksgiving meal at the Greater Boston Food Bank, thanks to a generous donation from the Stevens family.
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