NBA Cares is the league’s global social responsibility program that builds on the NBA’s mission of addressing important social issues in the United States and around the world. NBA Cares works with internationally-recognized youth-serving programs that support education, youth and family development, and health-related causes, including: Special Olympics, YMCA of the USA, Boys and Girls Clubs of America, UNICEF, the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Share Our Strength and GLSEN.
Since October 2005 when NBA Cares was launched, the league and teams have raised more than $270 million for charity, provided more than 3.5 million hours of hands-on service, and built more than 995 places where kids and families can live, learn or play in communities around the world.
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NBA Cares has received support from the following celebrities listed on this site: