Giving back is always a good thing and the Denver Nuggets are giving you a chance to do just that and you can also meet some of your favorite players, SuperMascot Rocky, and more.
WHO: Denver Nuggets Dancers, Rocky, Ambassadors, Players and Kroenke Sports Charities
WHAT: Will host the second annual sports equipment drive for new and gently used equipment
WHEN: Saturday, August 24th from 7:00 a.m. - Noon.
WHERE: Pepsi Center - Camry Lot North
DIRECTIONS: Enter via 7th Street from Chopper Circle
WHY: Jessica Redfield Ghawi, an aspiring sports journalist, was a victim of the 2012 Aurora theater tragedy. A sports participant as well as a sports reporter, Jessica's dream was to provide children who had lost everything with sports equipment. Her dream became a reality in 2012 when Kroenke Sports Charities partnered with A Precious Child to collect/distribute more than 25,000 pieces of sports equipment to 150 non-profit organizations .
HOW: New or lightly used sports equipment requested includes: Baseball and Softball - Balls, Gloves, Catcher's Gear, Bats; Basketball - Balls, Nets, Shoes; Bicycles and Helmets; Boxing - Gloves, Head Gear; Football - Balls, Pads, Helmets, Cleats; Golf - Clubs, Balls, Shoes; Hockey - Pucks, Skates, Pads, Goalie Gear, Helmet, Sticks; Lacrosse - Balls, Sticks, Pads, Helmets; Roller Hockey - Skates, Helmets, Pads, Sticks, Balls; Roller Skating/Blading - Skates, Helmets, Pads; Soccer - Balls, Cleats, Shin Guards; Tennis - Balls, Rackets, Shoes ; and Volleyball - Balls, Nets, Pads.
In addition, monetary donations will benefit the Jessica Redfield Ghawi giveSPORTS Scholarship Fund which provides financial assistance for sports-related registration fees.