For Immediate Release
December 19th, 2014
What: The 2014 Jerryd Bayless Foundation Toy Giveaway
When: Monday, December 22nd, 5:30pm-7:30pm
Where: All People’s Church: 2600 N 2nd Street. Milwaukee, WI 53212
Media Info: Media availability for Milwaukee Bucks Jerryd Bayless will be on Monday,
December 22nd from 6:15pm-7:00pm
On Monday, December 22nd, Milwaukee Bucks guard Jerryd Bayless will host his Christmas toy delivery. Through the generous support of Walmart, Jerryd and his Foundation purchased over 200 toys for children in need and will provide a meal for families of All People’s Church. In addition, Molina Healthcare will be donating coloring books and hats for the kids.
“It is a great feeling to be able to give these kids a happy and hopeful Christmas,” said Bucks guard Jerryd Bayless. “I’m glad I am able to be apart of this and give back to the community.”
Jerryd Bayless and his Bayless Foundation representatives will deliver the toys with the help of the Milwaukee Fire Department’s Engine 36. A special heartfelt thank you to All People’s Church, the Fire Department, Walmart, Urban Roots, Unity in Motion and Molina Healthcare for their loyalty and dedication to the needs of the Milwaukee community and their partnership with the Bayless Foundation.
About Jerryd Bayless:
University of Arizona standout Jerryd Bayless was named Second Team All-Pac-10 in 2008 by The Associated Press and was also named NBA Summer League Top Rookie of 2008. He also earned the Most Valuable Player Award and scoring 29.8 points per game. The Portland Trail Blazers selected Bayless in the 2008 NBA Draft in the first round (eleventh overall). In 2010, Bayless was traded by the Hornets, then along with Peja Stojaković he was traded to the Toronto Raptors for Jarrett Jack, Marcus Banks, and David Andersen on 11/20/10. Here he tied his career-high 31 points. As an unrestricted free agent, Bayless signed with the Memphis Grizzlies in 2012, he was then part of a three-team trade to the Boston Celtics. In July 2014, Jerryd was signed to the Milwaukee Bucks.
About The Bayless Foundation:
Jerryd’s Bayless Foundation, a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization is dedicated to serving underprivileged youth in the Milwaukee and Phoenix communities. More information on the foundation can be found at jerrydbayless.com.