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Thursday, September 7, 2023



In a world full of slam dunks and three-pointers, NBA superstar Steph Curry and his wife Ayesha have proven that their off-court game is just as impressive. The power couple recently announced their jaw-dropping donation of $50 million to the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD), leaving fans and educators alike in awe.

As news of the Curry's generosity spread like wildfire, OUSD board member Mike Hutchinson couldn't contain his excitement. He declared, "After today, I'm an even bigger fan of Steph and Ayesha Curry." And who can blame him? With this kind of support, it's hard not to be a superfan.

But the Currys didn't stop at just cutting a check. Oh no, they took it to a whole new level. They decided to personally visit Lockwood STEAM Academy, one of the schools benefiting from their foundation, Eat. Learn. Play. And let me tell you, it was a sight to behold.

Arriving at the school with smiles as bright as the Golden State Warriors' championship rings, Steph and Ayesha were greeted by a chorus of excited cheers from the students. It was like a scene straight out of a feel-good movie, with the Currys playing the role of the superstar heroes.

But the real showstopper was the brand-new playground that the Currys' foundation had funded. Complete with slides, swings, and even a mini basketball court, it was a kid's dream come true. And let's not forget the newly remodeled schoolyard that provided a safe and vibrant space for learning and play.

As the children ran around in pure bliss, Steph couldn't help but join in on the fun. Dribbling the ball with finesse and sinking shot after shot, he proved that his skills on the court were just as impressive on the playground. Who knew that basketball and recess could be such a perfect match?

In a heartfelt speech, Ayesha expressed her gratitude for being able to make a difference in the lives of these students. "We believe that every child deserves access to nutritious food, learning resources, and safe play spaces," she said. "And we won't stop until we've reached every child in Oakland."

And they mean business. With their newly launched movement, Eat. Learn. Play., the Currys are on a mission to raise $50 million over the next three years to build new playgrounds, kitchens, and improve access to books in OUSD schools. It's safe to say that they're shooting for philanthropic greatness.

But what sets this power couple apart is their commitment to making sure every penny goes directly into the community. They've pledged to cover 100% of Eat. Learn. Play.'s administrative and fundraising costs, ensuring that all funds raised are put back into the programs that support Oakland students.

So what's next for Steph and Ayesha Curry? Will they take their philanthropic efforts to new heights? Will they don capes and become Oakland's very own superhero duo? Only time will tell.

But one thing's for sure: Steph Curry's three-pointers aren't the only things that are making waves. With their $50 million donation and their dedication to creating a brighter future for Oakland students, the Currys have proven that they're true champions both on and off the court.

So here's to you, Steph and Ayesha Curry. May your generosity inspire others to shoot for the stars and make a slam dunk in the world of philanthropy. And remember, if you ever need an assistant coach or a cheerleader, we'll be right here, ready to support you all the way. #WeAreOUSD #EatLearnPlay

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