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Stockton Kings to host Second Annual “Stuff The Bus” Supply Drive to Benefit Local Students

Official Release | June 19, 2019

— Donate to Support Stockton Area Students at Select Lincoln Center Stores and Restaurants July 15-20 —

— Fans who donate on July 20 will receive a ticket voucher for two tickets to Stockton Kings

Opening Night on November 8 —

 

Stockton, Calif. – Today, the Stockton Kings announced that they will host their second annual “Stuff the Bus” School Supply Drive to benefit students in the Stockton area. Beginning on Monday, July 15, fans can donate school supplies at drop-off boxes located at various stores and restaurants at the Lincoln Center. The drive will help provide supplies to local students from Gospel Center Rescue Mission and select participating teens from Lord’s Gym City Center as they begin the school year.

“Last year, in partnership with Lincoln Center, the community helped us collect over 1,000 school supply items for students in need,” said Stockton Kings Vice President of Business Operations Dustin Toms. “We are excited to launch this drive again and continue our mission to promote education in Stockton.”

“We are excited to partner again this year with the Stockton Kings collecting school supplies for students in need,” said Marketing Director of Lincoln Center Tara Valone. “The children in our community hold a special place in our hearts and we are looking forward to another great year of donations!”

To wrap-up the drive on July 20, the Stockton Kings, with the help of mascot Dunkson, will host a drop-off event at Lincoln Center. From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., fans who drop off donations, will have the opportunity to receive a voucher for two tickets to Stockton Kings opening night on November 8, as well as Stockton Kings swag and hang out with Stockton King’s personalities.

Suggested donation items include:

  • Backpacks
  • Spiral Notebooks
  • Weekly/Monthly Planners
  • Black/Blue/Red Pens
  • Pencils (#2 and mechanical)
  • Highlighters
  • 3-Ring Binders
  • College Ruled Paper
  • Master Locks for Lockers

For more information, visit StocktonKings.com.

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About the Stockton Kings: 

The Stockton Kings are a member of the NBA G League, the official minor league of the NBA. The Stockton Kings are affiliated with the Sacramento Kings. Season tickets for the 2019-20 season are on sale now! For more information, call the Stockton Kings front office at 888.KNGS.209 or visit StocktonKings.com. Follow us on Twitter @StocktonKings and “like” the Stockton Kings on Facebook at Facebook.com/KingsStockton.

About the NBA G League:

The NBA G League is the NBA’s official minor league, preparing players, coaches, officials, trainers, and front-office staff for the NBA while acting as the league’s research and development laboratory. Featuring 27 teams — all with one-to-one affiliations with NBA franchises — in the 2019-20 season, the league offers elite professional basketball at an affordable price in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. In fostering the league’s connection to the community, its teams, players, and staff promote health and wellness, support local needs and interests, and assist in educational development through NBA G League Cares programs.