The New York Liberty welcomed over 50 Garden of Dreams children and their families to Garden of Dreams Night on Wednesday, June 13. The Westchester County Center was filled with talented performers, star players, and a lively fan base that packed the stands.
The night began with two primetime performances by GDF Talent Show stars, Giana and Brianna, each singing their favorite songs “Superwoman” by Alicia Keys and “Dynamite” by China Anne McClain. Andrew, who also took the stage at Radio City for this year’s Talent Show, sang the National Anthem with the help from some of our youngest Liberty fans who participated as Anthem buddies with... Read More
Eighteen children from Garden of Dreams’ partner Harlem Downing, came together with New York Liberty players, Bria Hartley and Britney Boyd, for a pizza party at John’s Pizzeria in Times Square. Together, the children and players decorated chef’s hats and noted important techniques as they watched a master chef make pizza. After, everyone had the chance to customize their own miniature pizza to enjoy!Read More
As part of their season launch, the New York Liberty hosted a special chess event with current players Brittany Boyd and Sugar Rodgers as well as assistant coach Herb Williams and NYL mascot, Maddie with Garden of Dreams children from the Department of Homeless Services. The players and children had the opportunity to learn chess from a Grandmaster, who shared advice and tips with everyone. Boyd, Rodgers and Williams also surprised a family with special tickets to the Liberty home opener against the San Antonio Stars!Read More
One hundred Garden of Dreams girls were invited to participate in the New York Liberty Girls Empowerment Series presented by Chase! Before hitting the court to practice their basketball skills, the girls had the opportunity to speak with inspirational women including NYL legends Kym Hampton and Teresa Weatherspoon, MSG Networks' Rebecca Haarlow, Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Garden of Dreams Advisory Board member Damaris Lewis.Read More