|As an advocate for healthy living, the Atlanta Dream is dedicated to supporting non-profit organizations committed to health and wellness. This program encourages youth to learn more about their bodies and the importance of physical fitness through programs related to health, fitness, nutrition and self-esteem. The program is designed to inspire youth to get started on "being fit" through small changes in their daily routine. To encourage youth to incorporate physical fitness into their daily lives, the Dream conducts "Be Fit" clinics at elementary schools, after-school programs and recreation centers in the metro Atlanta area. More Information|
|During the 2012 season, the Atlanta Dream introduced their Inspiring Women Board. Led by Dream owners Kelly Loeffler and Mary Brock, the board consists of women representing Atlanta’s elite in the fields of business and sports. These women were chosen because they are all ideal role models and share a passion for inspiring future generations of women. Together with the Atlanta Dream and corporate partners they have created a speaker series that provides inspiration and networking opportunities for women of Atlanta. Click here to learn more about the Inspiring Women Board Members.
The Dream would like to thank PNC Bank, Aaron's and Frazier & Deeter for their support of the Inspiring Women program in 2012!
|Dream Pink is an initiative focusing on generating awareness and educating women about breast cancer. Each season, the Dream hosts a "Dream Pink" game during which all game and entertainment elements are built around the theme of breast cancer awareness. Immediately following the game, the Atlanta Dream hosts a live auction to raise funds for The Grady Foundation. Items that are auctioned off include game-worn jerseys, player experiences and classic sports memorabilia. The Dream also hosts a "Spa Day" which focuses on a day of pampering for Breast Cancer Patients at Grady Hospital.|
From a league-wide standpoint, The WNBA Breast Health Awareness program focuses on generating awareness and educating women about breast cancer in addition to raising funds for the initiative. More than $2 million has been raised by the WNBA, its players and teams to help fight breast cancer through this program.
The Dream would like to thank Grady Hospital for their continued support and efforts to make "Dream Pink" a slam dunk every season!
|During the 2012 season, the Atlanta Dream highlighted a Military Family of the Game presented by your locally owned Domino's. The Military Family of the Game highlighted local military personnel who have exemplified extraordinary leadership during their military careers as well as providing guidance and being ideal role models at home with their families. All honorees received free tickets to the game, a commemorative basketball and a Free Family Dinner courtesy of Domino's.|
The Dream would like to thank your locally owned Dominos Pizza for their continued support and efforts to help make the Military Family of the Game a memorable moment for everyone that is in attendance!
Click here to nominate someone you know for the Military Family of the Game and learn more about past recipients.
|Read to Achieve is a year-round, league-wide initiative supported by all 30 NBA teams, 13 WNBA teams, and 6 NBDL teams that promotes the value of reading and on-line literacy and encourages families and adults to read regularly with young children. It is the most extensive educational outreach initiative in the history of professional sports. The program includes the annual donation of more than 200,000 books through a variety of reading events and book fairs, as well as the development of essay contests and on-line programs and the creation of Reading and Learning centers throughout North America.|
|Atlanta Dream players make over 200 appearances in the community each year. Dream players can be found all across the metro Atlanta area, whether it's building a house with Habitat for Humanity, reading to elementary school students, visiting local hospitals or encouraging youth to get fit. Appearance requests must be approved by the Dream Community Relations Department. Click the following link to submit an appearance request. More Information|