WNBA Cares: 10 Years of Caring Calendar

Saturday, May 6

Be Smart - Be Fit - Be Yourself Clinic
Participants 60 teen girls
Activity Be Smart - Be Fit - Be Yourself Clinic, proceeds benefit charity

Sunday, May 7

11 a.m.: Phoenix Mercury Fan Fest
Location Desert Ridge Market Place
Participants Mercury players, Hip-Hop Squad, Scorch
Activity Be Fit Tour, autograph signing, Jr. Hip-Hop Squad tryouts
Pre-game Presentation

Monday, May 8

Hosting community groups at team scrimmage

Tuesday, May 9

3 p.m.: Media Drop
Location Local Media Outlets
Participants Buggsy
Activity Buggsy to deliver 10th anniversary basketballs and other Sting branded merchandise.
11:45 a.m.: Learn and Play Center - groundbreaking
Location Ferguson Academy for Young Women*
Participants Shock & local news partner
Activity Reading and Learning Center - groundbreaking, Mayor to proclaim May 9th "WNBA 10 Years of Caring Day", check presentation, begin construction

Wednesday, May 10

Charlotte Sting Interviews
Location Practice Facility
Participants Sting coaches & personnel
Activity In-studio interviews on 10 Years of Caring
2 p.m.: Charlotte Sting Be Smart - Be Fit - Be Yourself
Location First Ward Elem.
Participants Full Team
Activity Be Fit Tip Off
Detroit Shock Learn and Play Center
Location Ferguson Academy for Young Women
Participants Painters, Shock staff
Activity Painters begin painting
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.: Houston Comets Tip off Festival
Location McDade Elementary School
Participants Tamecka Dixon, Dawn Staley, Tiffany Stansbury, and Liz Shimek, launch crew, team NRG, students from McDade
Activity Be Fit basketball clinic, team NRG and Launch Crew performances & face painters" basketballs, 25-30 t-shirts
2:30 p.m.: Habitat for Humanity Mother's Day Build Location 9736 English Oaks Dr., Indianapolis, IN
Participants Entire Team
Activity Habitat for Humanity Build
3 p.m. Reading Event
Location Mt. Sinai Hospital
Participants Becky Hammon, Sherill Baker
Activity Reading Time Out with Project Sunshine/Mt. Sinai Hospital

4 p.m.: Read to Achieve Event
Location NIH Children's Hospital
Participants Children and their families, 50 participants, 3-4 Mystics players
Activity Reading

Thursday, May 11

1:30 p.m.: Charlotte Sting Class Party with Buggsy
Location Trinity Middle School
Participants Buggsy
Activity Party
Detroit Shock Learn and Play Center
Location Ferguson Academy for Young Women
Participants Painters, Shock staff
Activity Painters finish, furniture delivered
10 a.m.: Choices for Champions
Location Conseco Fieldhouse
Participants Tamika Catchings
Activity Choices for Champions
3:30 p.m.: Community Event
Location Ronald McDonald House, Washington DC
Participants Children and their families, 50 participants, 3-4 players
Activity Reading, pep talk, q&a

Friday, May 12

2:30 p.m.: Charlotte Sting Hospital Visit
Location Presbyterian Hospital
Participants Buggsy
Activity Hospital Visit
Detroit Shock Learn and Play Center
Location Ferguson Academy for Young Women
Participants Carpet crew, Shock staff
Activity Install carpet, assemble furniture
2:30 p.m.: Be Smart - Be Fit - Be Yourself Kick Off
Location Community Health Network (tent)
Participants 2-4 players
Activity Be Smart - Be Fit - Be Yourself Kick off

Saturday, May 13

Charlotte Sting Jr. WNBA Clinic Detroit Shock Learn and Play Center
Location Ferguson Academy for Young Women
Participants Shock staff
Activity assemble furniture, polish book cases
11:30 a.m.: Pep Rally
Location Santa Monica Pier
Participants LA Sparks
Activity Sparks Team Introduction Party

Sunday, May 14

9 a.m.: Charlotte Sting Mother's Day Event
Location Salvation Army Women & Children's Shelter
Participants Sting Staff
Activity Breakfast from children for mothers
Detroit Shock Learn and Play Center
Location Ferguson Academy for Young Women
Participants Shock staff
Activity clean
9 a.m.: Be Smart - Be Fit - Be Yourself
Location Downtown Disney
Participants Sparks players
Activity Be Fit Tour, autograph signing

Monday, May 15

2:15 p.m.: Charlotte Sting Thank you to Police Force: Afternoon Roll Call
Location Police Department
Participants Sting Players
Activity Deliver Cookies to Police Staff

May 15 - May 26:
CT Sun Be Fit Challenge:
10 Schools Be Fit Challenge with 10 Schools, $3,000 stipend for winning school
Detroit Shock Learn and Play Center
Location Ferguson Academy for Young Women
Participants Shock staff
Activity Bring in books, start decorating, technology

Tuesday, May 16

2 p.m.: Charlotte Sting Class Party with Sting Player
Location Merry Oaks Elementary
Participants Sting Player
Activity Class Party
Detroit Shock Learn and Play Center
Location Ferguson Academy for Young Women
Participants Shock staff, Meteor Design & Printing
Activity Decorate/Design, Hang photos
5:30 p.m.: Open practice and Fever Friends Kick-Off
Location - Conseco Fieldhouse
Participants - Fever players, Big Brothers, Big Sisters

Wednesday, May 17

2 p.m.: Charlotte Sting Elementary School Landscape Improvement
Location Park Road Elementary
Participants Sting Players
Activity School Landscape Improvement
Detroit Shock Learn and Play Center
Location Ferguson Academy for Young Women
Participants Shock staff
Activity Decorate/Design, Final Touches

Thursday, May 18

4 p.m.: Charlotte Sting Reading Time Out
Location - Simmons YMCA
Participants - Caity Matter, Monique Currie, Helen Darling, Buggsy
11:45 a.m.: Detroit Shock Learn and Play Center - Grand Ppening
Location Ferguson Academy for Young Women
Participants Swin Cash and other Detroit Shock personalities, local news partner
Activity Grand Opening of Shock's Reading and Learning Center, RTA (library), Be Fit (gym), Step to Success (auditorium)
11:30 a.m.: Rally on the Circle
Location - Monument Circle
Participants - Fever players
Read to Achieve Kickoff
Location: Sacramento Theatre Company
Participants: Local community organizations

Friday, May 19

2 p.m.: Charlotte Sting End of Grading Period Pep Rally
Location Myers Park Elem.
Participants Sting Players

Saturday, May 20

9 a.m.: Power of Girls Conference
Location - Conseco Fieldhouse
Participants - Fever players

Monday, June 5

CT Sun Be Fit Challenge Check Presentation
Location Winning School - TBD
Participants CT Sun, winning school
Activity $3,000 stipend check presentation with winning school
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