The Golden State Warriors wrapped up another incredible Season of Giving initiative with back-to-back food insecurity focused events, starting with Thrive City Holiday Market presented by Lucky California. The Warriors and Lucky California supported underserved communities in the Bay Area with free grocery items to prepare meals for the holiday season.
Thrive City transformed into an exciting pop-up pantry experience featuring “The Big Red,” California’s fastest and largest shopping cart, and an open tent where over 75 families from the Tenderloin, Sunnydale, Mission Bay and Bayview Hunters Point communities picked up turkey breasts, potatoes, canned mushroom soup, green beans, cranberry sauce, flour, pasta, stuffing, fried onions, pie, and more, while receiving recipe cards to cook a full holiday meal for their families.
The Thrive City Holiday Market was a safe and socially distant in-person grocery shopping experience for families residing in affordable housing communities. Each family registered for a one-hour window to pick up groceries from the pop-up pantry to prepare and cook a nice holiday meal.
In addition to the in-person grocery shopping experience, the Warriors and Lucky California topped off Season of Giving when the Warriors and Lucky California by delivering over 300 meals to communities in need in Oakland and San Francisco. Members of the Warriors front office spent a full day packing meal kits at Thrive City to be delivered to Cathedral Gardens in East Oakland and the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC) in San Francisco using vehicles courtesy of Warriors and Chase Center partner Mercedes-Benz.
Kaiser Permanente wishes all families a safe and happy holiday season. Click here to learn more about how to have a healthy holiday.