Drive and The Children’s Foundation Announce Partnership
The Children’s Foundation Logo to Appear on 2019-20 Home Jerseys
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (October 24, 2019) – The Grand Rapids Drive, the Official NBA G League Affiliate of the Detroit Pistons, announced a marquee partnership with The Children’s Foundation earlier today.
“The Drive are extremely excited to use our platform in the West Michigan community to help shed additional light on the incredible impact The Children’s Foundation is having all over the state of Michigan. It will truly be exciting to work with Larry and his team on ways we can best use our assets to be part of their Little Champion program.” – Steve Jbara, Grand Rapids Drive President
“The Children’s Foundation is delighted to be partnering with the Grand Rapids Drive. This exciting relationship will allow us to expand our Little Champion program to a new part of the state as well as to spread the word about the emerging partnerships we are developing in the Grand Rapids area serving children, young adults and families.” – Lawrence J. Burns, The Children’s Foundation President & CEO
The Children’s Foundation logo will appear on the Drive’s jersey for all 24 home games during the 2019-20 season as part of this new partnership. Along with the Drive’s standard home blue Nike jersey, The Children’s Foundation will also appear on the team’s six theme jerseys this season:
Saturday, Jan. 4 – Pistons Tribute Night presented by Northpointe Bank
Friday, Jan. 17 – Golden Oldies Night presented by BCBS of Michigan
Friday, Feb. 21 – Mitten Night presented by Salus Group
Saturday, Feb. 29 – Ben Wallace Bobblehead Night presented by Lacks
Sunday, Mar. 22 – Perrigo Takeover Game (1pm)
Friday, Mar. 27 – Flint Tropics Night
The Drive are quickly approaching the franchise’s sixth season in Grand Rapids as they look to defend their Central Division title. The team begins 2019-20 with a three-game road stretch starting November 8th before returning home to host the Greensboro Swarm for a Friday-Saturday double header on Nov. 15th and 16th at DeltaPlex Arena.