Timberwolves Players to Serve Dinner to Military Members
What: The Minnesota Timberwolves FastBreak Foundation is hosting its annual Give Thanks event as part of Operation Minnesota Heroes Month, presented by the Roger and Nancy McCabe Foundation and POPP Communications. During the event, several Wolves players and basketball operations staff will serve a Thanksgiving-style dinner to 150 active military members and veterans.
Who: Wolves players Anthony Bennett, Chase Budinger, Kevin Martin and Nikola Pekovic as well as President of Basketball Operations and head coach Flip Saunders, General Manager Milt Newton, assistant coach Ryan Saunders and mascot Crunch.
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