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.