The following is a press release from the We Will Collective.
The We Will Collective and the IOWA Foundation are teaming up to host a free basketball clinic for kids in grades one through six. The clinic will be held at the Valley Community Center in West Des Moines on September 14e2022 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.. Members of the Iowa State men’s basketball team will guide attendees through the drills and techniques players use on the court. After the clinic, players will sign autographs and take photos with attendees. The youth represent Central Iowa organizations including Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa, Can Play and the YMCA of Greater Des Moines. All attendees will receive a t-shirt donated by clinic sponsor, Nebraska Furniture Mart.
“We are thrilled to be able to partner with the IOWA Foundation and offer the Iowa State basketball team the opportunity to impact the youth of central Iowa through to supporters of the We Will collective,” said Brent Blum, We Will Collective Executive. Director.
“We love the commitment the We Will Collective is making to give back to the Central Iowa community through the Iowa State Athletes. Our goal at Impactful Opportunities With Athletes Foundation is to help amplify the platform for these student-athletes to impact youth in our communities through sport and education. said Travis Gorsch, founder and president of the IOWA Foundation.
About the We Will collective
The We Will Collective helps athletes at Iowa State University use their NIL to give back to charities and others in need. We believe that NIL should be used to develop the character of athletes and benefit our communities. The We Will Collective is a creative way to uphold values as Iowa State’s fanbase, while continuing to compete in the world of college athletics.
About the IOWA Foundation
The IOWA Foundation (Impactful Opportunities With Athletes) focuses on youth development in sport, educational opportunities and support of other charities. Our goal is to increase access and participation through collaborations with athletes and partnerships with youth-serving organizations across Iowa.