A game for good!

Vipers Pro Basketball, Mothers Trust Foundation and Keeping Families Covered team up in support of Lake County families in need. 

Gurnee, IL, - Vipers Pro Basketball; Lake County’s Pro Team (Gurnee’s Home Team) has collaborated with Mothers Trust Foundation and Keeping Families Covered to slam dunk a cause for Lake County families in need.

“This is something near and dear to my heart, I’m a mom and I especially know that everyone needs help now and then, I’m excited to be able to give back to these two great programs” says RJ White, Vipers CEO.

Vipers Pro Basketball team, will host a home game in benefit of Mothers Trust Foundation and Keeping Families Covered with a percentage of the proceeds going toward the foundations. Supporters will be able to attend the January 29th game at Warren High School Almond Campus at 5:30pm. Tickets purchased will have a percentage of the proceeds go toward the cause.Patrons can also bring diapers as a valid ticket of entry up to $10.  Limited edition t-shirts will be available for purchase with proceeds going toward the cause. Lastly, there will be a raffle available with a half time draw. “I love to see foundations that assist the whole family, so each unit has the tools they need to thrive.”  Head Coach - Melvin Allen

Mothers Trust Foundation provides immediate assistance during times of crisis to low income children living in Lake County, Illinois. The foundation’s goal is to provide hope, build confidence and make a positive difference in a young person's life. Find out more information at www.motherstrustfoundation.org. 

“In addition to emergency funding, Mothers Trust Foundation also provides funding for children to play sports or go to summer camp. Kids can learn so much about life by being part of a team and working together. We are thrilled to be part of this wonderful community event centered around basketball! It’s a true game for a cause!” -Paula Turelli, Executive Director of MTF. 

Keeping Families Covered provides diapers and other basic needs (baby wipes, formula, books, infant care essentials/baby gear, clothing/shoes and feminine products) to families throughout Lake County. Their mission is to eliminate the barriers that exist to access basic human needs for the most vulnerable residents in our community. The organization distributes items through community partners and direct-to-client service. Visit www.keepingfamiliescovered.org for more information about their programs and to register online.

“Keeping Families Covered is honored to serve our community and participate in an event like this that brings families together. We are grateful to Vipers Pro Basketball for allowing us to be part of this basketball game and that our organization, as well as Mothers Trust Foundation, will be able to further our mission to help families in need because of their support.” – Ann Marie Mathis, Founder & CEO of Keeping Families Covered. 

Tickets for the January 29 game can be purchased at Vipersprobasketball.com/tickets Or https://www.eventbrite.com/o/vipers-professional-mens-basketball-team-17352005702