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Joe Ingles Joining KeyBank To Donate $10K To Kulture City

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah –Β Utah Jazz guard Joe Ingles is teaming with KeyBank to donate $10,000 to Kulture City, a non-profit organization that aims to make everyday environments more inclusive to people with autism and post-traumatic stress disorder. Ingles and wife Renee are the parents of a child with autism and sit on the Kulture City board.

“Hey Jazz fans, I’ve teamed up with KeyBank to donate $10,000 to Kulture City,” The Jazz guard says in the Twitter video, “In addition to supporting Kulture City, KeyBank and I have planned on assisting the local community in other ways in Salt Lake City.”

Ingles asked Jazz fans to stay tuned for further initiatives to help the community.

In addition to Ingles, KeyBank has teamed with professional athletes across the United States to make donations to their local charities.

With former Buffalo Sabres goalie Martin Biron, the bank announced it was donating $10,000 to the Miracle League of New York which grants access to little league baseball for children with mental and physical disabilities.

On Tuesday, Seattle Mariners outfielder Kyle Lewis announced he was teaming with the bank to donate $10,000 to the Ronald McDonald House which helps to support families with children facing medical crises.

The Ingleses have been one of the leagues most philanthropic NBA families. In January, the Jazz guard helped raise $750,000 to benefit victims of the bushfire in his native Australia.

Additionally, Ingles has been donating $500 for every made three-pointer through the first half of the 2019-20 NBA season to support bushfire victims.

 

Recently, teammate Rudy Gobert pledged $500,000 to help families affected by the coronavirus pandemic in Utah, Oklahoma, and his native France.