Seasonlong WNBA Cares Community Assist Award
October 20, 2022
NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2022 – Phoenix Mercury forward Brianna Turner earned the Seasonlong WNBA Cares Community Assist Award presented by State Farm in recognition of her extensive work on behalf of women, those impacted by gun violence, the LGBTQ+ community and unhoused people.
Turner was previously named the June WNBA Cares Community Assist Award presented by State Farm® recipient this season.
Throughout the year Turner continued to use her platform to speak out on issues that are important to her, such as advocating for the safe return of her teammate Brittney Griner. She also continues to speak out against gun violence and for abortion rights. Turner volunteered to participate in BG’s Heart & Sole Shoe Drive, distributing shoes and hygiene kits to unhoused people with Phoenix Rescue Mission.
- August 2022: Jocelyn Willoughby, New York Liberty
- July 2022: Sylvia Fowles, Minnesota Lynx
- June 2022: Brianna Turner, Phoenix Mercury
- May 2022: Isabelle Harrison, Dallas Wings