Thaddeus Young to Deliver 300 Toys to Youth in the Twin Cities

What:  Timberwolves forward Thaddeus Young is bringing his Young for Youth Foundation’s annual Thad-A-Claus initiative to the Twin Cities this holiday season. Young along with the Young for Youth Foundation, the Timberwolves FastBreak Foundation and SPIRE Credit Union will deliver 300 donated toys to deserving children at three locations in Minneapolis. The Thad-A-Claus caravan stops include a children’s hospital and a youth homeless shelter.

Who: Thaddeus Young

When: Saturday, December 13

1:40-3:30 p.m.

Where: 1:40-2:10 p.m.- University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital, 2450 Riverside Ave., Minneapolis

2:20-2:50 p.m. – The Bridge for Youth, 1111 W 22nd St, Minneapolis

3-3:30 p.m. – Boys & Girls Club, 2410 Irving Ave N, Minneapolis


Info:   Interviews with Young will be available at each location. Children will be at each stop to pick out their toy and meet Young.

The Young for Youth Foundation, created by Thaddeus Young, is a nonprofit organization focused on education, health and wellness, athletics, personal growth and responsibility and professional development. The Foundation aims to support and create programs in these five key areas in effort to achieve its goal of building a better future for at-risk youth and young families.


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