For the second year in a row, the Hornets and Bank of America will team up to help nonprofits solve problems in the Charlotte community.
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina – Editor’s Note: The video above is from last year’s Service Week.
The Charlotte Hornets and Bank of America plan to support five Charlotte-area nonprofits during their annual week of service.
Every day from Monday, July 19 through Friday, July 23, the Hornets and Bank of America will work with more than 1,000 volunteers to help nonprofits working to solve problems in the Charlotte community.
This year’s projects include packing “laundry bags” with Hope Vibes, making supply kits for Classroom Central, assembling packages for newborn families with baby sets, making breakfasts. and doilies with the neighbors of Roof Above and the creation of wreaths for families of new homes with Habitat for Humanity.
“We have so many nonprofits focused on relief efforts in the areas of homelessness, basic needs and economic mobility, and we are proud to have this opportunity to help so many. ‘between them in the crucial work they do to help our neighbors, “said the Hornets president. and Vice President Fred Whitfield said in a statement.
LAST YEAR’S EVENT: Hornets providing meals for the week of duty
Last year, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Hornets and the Bank of America provided 2,020 meals to local healthcare and essential workers, as well as underserved parts of the community. The team partnered with local black-owned restaurants and food services to provide the food.
The week of service began in 2020 to help the community during the coronavirus pandemic. Previously, the two organizations teamed up for a day of service. This is the seventh year that the Hornets and Bank of America have teamed up for the service.