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The Memphis Grizzlies are committed to making a difference in the lives of underserved families across the Mid-South region. Our broad areas of support include education, health and fitness, and service.

Education

Stronger Together Memphis Presented by Pepsi

Stronger Together Memphis Presented by Pepsi

Stronger Together Memphis, presented by Pepsi; is a catalyst that provides equitable educational and economic opportunities for young men and women of color in college and high school.

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Read to Achieve

Read to Achieve

The Memphis Grizzlies Read to Achieve Program (RTA) is an excellent way to encourage students to read and develop a love for reading.

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Memphis Grizzlies Scholars Program

Memphis Grizzlies Scholars Program

The mission of the Memphis Grizzlies Scholars Program is to increase the number of youth with access to academically rigorous, competitive high schools as a pathway to success in college and career.

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rePRESENT Every Day

rePRESENT Every Day

Presented by Delta Dental of Tennessee is an incentive-based truancy reduction program designed to keep youth in school, learning and engaged.

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Health & Fitness

Committed to creating a healthier Mid-South, the Grizzlies aim to increase access to health and fitness options, educating individuals about healthy life choices and inspiring individuals to make healthy decisions. In 2013, the Memphis Grizzlies became the first and only sports team to win the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition.

Grizz Fuel

Grizz Fuel

GrizzFuel, presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, educates youth on how to make proper decisions about their healthy habits with nutrition. It provides hands-on engagement that allows them to see and demonstrate the correlation between proper foods with increased energy levels, moods and improved immune systems and weight loss from the choices they make in their daily lives.

Girls Summit

Girls Summit

The Girls Summit presented by Nike, introduces young women to career opportunities available through competitive sports with hand-on demonstrations and panel discussions. The event exposes girls to a range of movement, non-traditional and traditional sports clinics with hands-on demonstrations and panel discussions with former and current professional athletes.

GrizzFit

GrizzFit

GrizzFit is a “no-experience necessary” fitness program, designed to introduce students to different forms of physical exercise while educating and challenging them to make healthier choices in their everyday lives. Boot camp sessions are 60 minutes long and introduce new muscle groups, health tips, and character-building challenges and activities each week.

Service

MLK Day of Service 2022

The Memphis Grizzlies hosted our Annual MLK Day of Service presented by FedEx as part of the overall 2022 MLK Week Celebration. Grizzlies Connect volunteers along with WFGM and FedEx volunteers, worked with Mid-South Food Bank to set up a mobile food pantry to supply 500 families and organizations with food boxes. Volunteers also packed Grace Bags to support local nonprofit, Living Grace Memphis.

National Volunteer Month

In honor of Earth Day, the Memphis Grizzlies in support of Memphis City Beautiful hosted Cleaning Up The Community presented by Service Master by Stratos, at Jessie Turner Park located in South Memphis. Grizzlies Connect volunteers helped with ridding the park of litter, sweeping the parking lot, and stacking piles of fallen branches for pickup.

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