LWH IN THE

COMMUNITY

JANUARY

January is ‪‎National Mentoring Month‬! ‪This month, join ‎Ladies Who Hoop‬ as we encourage friends, colleagues and families to help all young people broaden their horizons and pursue their dreams! Contact us if you're interested in volunteering with LWH!

FEBRUARY

In February, LWH launched a mentoring program for Future LWH that encourages mentors and mentees to become meaningful contributors to their local communities through participation in basketball-themed events and workshops.

MARCH

In March, Future LWH visited Jordan Terminal 23 in midtown Manhattan. The girls enjoyed playing video games, watching NBA playoff basketball, and testing out the latest Jordan apparel and sneakers on a state of the art Jordan brand court.

APRIL

In April, LWH mentors and mentees participated in a leadership development workshop and basketball clinic hosted by Allan Houston and the NY Knicks that focused on character building, healthy mentor/mentee relationships and the fundamentals of basketball.

MAY

In May, LWH partnered with PE Basketball and Jr. NBA to host an instructional basketball clinic for 200 girls from New York's five boroughs. Participants met WNBA legends, Sue Wicks and Teresa Edwards and enjoyed a dance party with WNBA President, Lisa Borders.

JUNE

In June, the LWH Classic Tournament kicked off the season with a workout at Jordan Terminal 23 in midtown Manhattan. Join LWH at Sol Bloom Playground on the Upper West Side this summer as the ladies showcase their basketball skills to adoring fans of all ages.

JULY

In July, LWH launched OWN THE COURT: A Basketball Camp for Girls. Participants enjoy fun–filled instructional sessions from an all–female coaching staff, special guest speakers and participant awards. The camp runs through August.

AUGUST

In August, LWH hosted several special guests at the LWH Classic Tournament including NY City Council Member, Helen Rosenthal and Tokyo's top female streetball team, Spaceball Mag. Pro-baller, actress & model, Niki Avery, also met with OTC campers.

SEPTEMBER

In September, LWH and Together As One hosted a "Back 2 School" Block Party, providing free food and school supplies to neighborhood families. LWH also participated in the 10th Annual Throwback Jam women's exhibition game at the Goat Courts.

OCTOBER

In October, LWH partnered with NYC Parks for a Breast Cancer Awareness exhibition game and Jasmin "Shuttlesworth" Lopez received MVP honors. LWH also hosted a WNBA Championship viewing party at Whispers Restaurant on the Upper West Side.

NOVEMBER

In November, People magazine featured LWH in their "American Doers" story - visit our Press page for details. On Veteran's Day, LWH honored SPC Nell "The Sniper" Stukes for her heroism serving in the armed forces. LWH also collected donations for Operation Gratitude charity.

DECEMBER

In December, LWH hosted a holiday party for neighborhood families. Toys were provided courtesy of Jeters Leaders. LWH also partnered with the GRCC Beacon Program for PLAY IT SAFE - an AIDS Awareness month event and hosted the annual LWH coat drive.