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Hoops for St. Jude

NBA player Kevin Love with St. Jude patients Markell, Makenzie, Carson and Sierra

St. Jude and the NBA are teaming up to unite the NBA community in supporting St. Jude's mission of finding cures for childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

St. Jude is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other deadly diseases.

NBA Cares and our other supporters are raising funds and awareness to ensure that our lifesaving work continues.

Will you join us in stopping childhood cancer?

NBA Cares
Hoops for St. Jude partners

NBA Cares is the league’s global community outreach initiative that addresses important social issues such as education, youth and family development, and health and wellness. The NBA and its teams support a range of programs, partners and initiatives that strive to positively impact children and families worldwide.

As part of the league’s mission to demonstrate leadership in social responsibility, NBA Cares reaches communities through philanthropy, hands-on service and legacy projects. Since October 2005 when NBA Cares was launched, the league and teams have raised more than $230 million for charity, provided more than 2.8 million hours of hands-on service, and built more than 860 places where kids and families can live, learn or play in communities around the world.

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The National Basketball Athletic Trainers Association (NBATA) is a professional organization of highly-skilled certified athletic trainers who provide specialized health care and critical support services to the athletes and organizations of the National Basketball Association. The NBATA is dedicated to enhancing the professional stability of its members by maintaining an atmosphere of trust, support, motivation and involvement.

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The Gasol Foundation is dedicated to empowering young people to live healthier lives. The foundation focuses its time, energy and financial resources on increasing physical activity and healthy eating with an initial emphasis on school-age children in Memphis and Los Angeles.

The Greg K. Monroe Foundation Inc. is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to assist educators, families and ‘at promise’ youth in the greater New Orleans and Detroit metropolitan areas by providing enrichment programs, mentoring, scholarships, little leagues training and cultural awareness. The foundation relies on the generous support of corporate donors, individuals and fundraising projects to ensure the success of its operation.


The Mothers of Professional Basketball Players Foundation (MPBP) is an organization with a mission to support the various communities where our sons and daughters live, work and play; however, we strive to invest in the human soul through our charitable works and fundraising efforts.  Our vision is to build a supportive relationship with each other that will last a lifetime. We want to serve as mentors to new moms in the world of professional basketball. Through our friendships we will be able to help our children cope with the enticements of fame and fortune.

Join the winning team.

Because of supporters like you, families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing and food – because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.

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