Kings Make Difference in India

Kings Chairman Vivek Ranadivé, legend Vlade Divac, Senior Director of Basketball Operations for NBA India Carlos Barroca and more visited the Nutrition Rehabilitation Ward at the department of Pediatrics LTMC Medical College Sion Hospital in Mumbai, India.

The Sacramento Kings are a partner of UNICEF Kid Power – a revolutionary new program where as American kids hit their daily activity goals it triggers a donation of RUTF (Ready To Use Therapeutic Food) to severely malnourished children around the world.

Carlos Barroca, Senior Director of Basketball Operations for NBA India has fun with patients at the UNICEF supported Nutrition Rehabilitation Center in Mumbai, India. This visit was organized in partnership with UNICEF, the Sacramento Kings and NBA India.

A family gives a wonderful welcome to the Sacramento Kings and NBA India during a visit on Dec. 3 at the UNICEF supported Sion hospital in Mumbai, India. The Kings and NBA visited with hospital staff and then to the Nutrition Rehabilitation Ward. 

Sacramento Kings President Chris Granger, U.S. Fund for UNICEF staffer Matt Meyersohn, Kings Senior Director of Communications Laura Braden and NBA India Senior Director of Basketball Operations all taste a sample of RUTF during a visit to see the production unit at the UNICEF supported Nutrition Rehabilitation Center in Mumbai, India. 

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