WBA lEnD­ing sup­port to aD­vo­cacy groups

Montreal Gazette - - SPORTS -

The WNBA is team­ing up with sev­eral or­ga­ni­za­tions that sup­port women and girls. The league, which be­gins its 22nd sea­son Fri­day, will do­nate $5 for each ticket pur­chased to se­lect games dur­ing the sea­son to one of six groups as part of the Take a Seat, Take a Stand campaign. All 12 teams will par­tic­i­pate, des­ig­nat­ing up to six contests to this ini­tia­tive. The six or­ga­ni­za­tions are Bright Pink, GLSEN, It’s On Us, MEN­TOR, Planned Par­ent­hood and The United State of Women. In ad­di­tion to these or­ga­ni­za­tions, fans will have the choice to sup­port lo­cal groups in all 12 teams’ com­mu­ni­ties.

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