MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL - As a part of WNBA Cares Week, the Minnesota Lynx will begin its Lynx Cares Season Kickoff on Friday, May 2. During Lynx Cares, the Lynx will highlight the organization's continued commitment to the community through programs which focus on education, youth, family development, health and wellness throughout the Twin Cities.
The first event is Friday, May 2nd as Maya Moore will host a Reading Time-Out at Jefferson Elementary School in Minneapolis from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Moore will be reading to a group of 30-40 students as part of the team's Read to Achieve program. She will talk about the importance of reading and working hard to the group before handing out Lynx prizes and posters to the students, while posing for pictures with the group.
On Tuesday, May 13th from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., the Lynx will hold their second annual Tip-A-Lynx event sponsored by Coors Light. Hosted at Champps in Minnetonka, the entire Lynx team and coaching staff will be waiting on fans' tables and pouring their drinks in order to raise money for a good cause. In addition, the players will be competing against each other to earn the most tips by signing autographs, taking pictures and waiting on fans. A portion of the food and beverage (non-alcoholic) will go to support the Lynx Foundation & the Lynx FastBreak Foundation.