DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The Dallas Mavericks want you to show your team pride on your face… without face paint.
The Mavs and the NBA are supporting ongoing COVID-19 relief efforts through the sales of Hardwood Classic face coverings.READ MORE: Tax Refund Delays Likely To Grow As Filing Deadline Nears
Proceeds from the sale of all masks will be donated to the North Texas Food Bank, which has seen a dramatic surge in need since the COVID-19 pandemic.
The NTFB estimates that at least 50% and up to 70% of the families served are new clients.
Since March 15, the NTFB has distributed over 11 million pounds of food and 250,000 relief kits.READ MORE: Dallas' Emergency Shelter For Unaccompanied Minors From Southern Border Set To Close By End Of Month
In addition, the NBA and Forever Collectibles will make an additional donation to Feeding America in support of pandemic relief efforts.
Wearing a face covering follows the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendation that cloth face coverings be worn in public settings to help slow the spread of COVID-19.Graduation Ceremonies To Be Held At Globe Life Field Again