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WNBA Cares

Through WNBA Cares, our teams, players and partners are deeply committed to creating programs that improve the quality of life for all people, with a special emphasis on education, youth and family development and health and wellness. Whether it’s working with schools or community based organizations, partnering with service-based volunteer organizations, teams are encouraged to maximize their impact in the local community throughout the entire season.
As part of Breast Health Awareness (August 18-31), the WNBA and its teams will help raise awareness and inspire others in the fight against breast cancer. Assess Your Risk!
The WNBA celebrates inclusion and equality throughout the month of June as part of WNBA Pride Month (June 1-30). Learn more!
The WNBA Cares Community Assist Award presented by State Farm is awarded monthly during the season to the player that best reflects the WNBA’s passion to make a difference in the community. Learn more!
The WNBA is committed to supporting our active and retired service men and women and their families around the world. Learn more!
The WNBA FIT platform is the league’s comprehensive health and wellness program that encourages physical activity, mental wellbeing and healthy living for children and families through grassroots programs and events, and products related to health, fitness, nutrition and self-esteem. WNBA FIT Month presented by Kaiser Permanente will be celebrated from August 1-31. Learn more!
Jr. WNBA Week is a week-long celebration of youth basketball that tipped off at the start of the 2018 WNBA Season. The WNBA and its teams hosted events to build awareness and excitement for youth basketball and develop a deeper connection with youth organizations. Learn more!