The team hosted a dinner at St. Jude Memphis Grizzlies House where they spent time with patients and their families, signed autographs and posed for pictures. Some players even sang Happy Birthday to one of St. Jude's patients.
Their visit was part of Hoops for St. Jude, a joint effort of the hospital and NBA Cares. the goal is to promote fundraising efforts and raise awareness for St. Jude, which helps kids battling cancer and other deadly diseases. At St. Jude, no family ever pays for the care their child receives, which means fundraising is vital and I am happy that a high-profile organization such as the NBA has become so involved.
Pictures of the event, courtesy of St. Jude, are below.