SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The Sacramento Kings are giving back to the survivors of the devastating Camp Fire by treating Paradise High School students to a VIP experience.
The students have lost everything in the past month, but the Kings franchise is doing what they can to make these students feel a little better during the holiday season.
Wednesday night was about the kids escaping their reality and just having fun at the game like high school kids should. The Kings welcomed the students as they took on the Minnesota Timberwolves.
The students got to watch the Kings beat the Timberwolves 141-130. And the fun doesn’t stop there. The team will also host a team bonding activity for Paradise students to run drills and scrimmages with Kings players and coaches.
The Kings organization, their fans and their partner came together to raise nearly $90,000 to help the communities impacted by the devastating fires across California, including nearby Butte County. The Kings Foundation has also partnered with the Doug Christie Foundation and the Bobby Jackson Foundation to purchase warm-ups and basketball bags for Paradise High School boys and girls JV and Varsity basketball teams.