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Devin Booker Starting Five provides support for neurodivergent kids and underserved communities by refurbishing basketball courts, providing dental care, and funding back-to-school clothing drives.

Since his $2.5 million pledge in 2019, Devin Booker has remained committed to improving the lives of youth and families in need. Launched in 2019, “Devin Booker Starting Five” is an initiative that recognizes five local nonprofit organizations per year with a $100,000 grant to continue improving the lives of youth and families in need throughout Arizona.

Devin Booker hosts the annual Devin Booker Charity Tournament, a charity golf outing benefiting Devin Booker’s Starting Five initiative.

The Devin Booker Starting Five Grant Recipients include:

2022

  1. Back to School Clothing Drive
  2. Homeward Bound
  3. Positive Coaching Alliance Arizona
  4. Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central and Northern Arizona
  5. The Be Kind People Project

2021

  1. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona
  2. Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale 
  3. Girl Scouts-Arizona Cactus-Pine Council
  4. Lights, Camera, Discover 
  5. Valley of the Sun YMCA 

2020

  1. Arizona Autism United
  2. Central Arizona Shelter Services
  3. Elevate Phoenix
  4. GAP Ministries
  5. YMCA of Southern Arizona

2019 

  1. Ability 360
  2. Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
  3. Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center
  4. Special Olympics Arizona
  5. UMOM New Day Centers

Other programmatic activities include: donating funds and volunteering assistance for back-to-school clothing drives, and providing dental care for Special Olympic Athletes.

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