Nine-time NBA all-star James Harden announced he is working with his Impact13 Foundation to donate supplies to Haitian children.
The 5,000 essential items will include backpacks, water bottles, and shoes. Alongside the platform Gopuff, 3,000 personal hygiene products will also be donated.
In addition to this initiative, Harden, who plays for the Brooklyn Nets, has also supported the construction of a new basketball court alongside Foundation Barbancourt that will highlight artwork by Olivier A. Ganthier.
Harden said that he decided to focus on Haiti after his Haitian friend told him about what work the Foundation has done throughout the country.
“Bringing the game of basketball as well as other resources to Haiti would give the youth more opportunities to have a better life,” Harden told Yahoo Sports. “Sports have the power to change lives.”