WATCH: Stephen Curry and Wife Ayesha Kick Off Holiday Season in Touching Fashion

Published 12/13/2021, 12:54 PM EST
Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry (30) holds daughter Riley, 3, as his wife Ayesha Curry holds their daughter Ryan Carson Curry, 10 months old, after defeating the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 7 of the NBA Western Conference finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, May 30, 2016. Golden State defeats Oklahoma City 96-88. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group)


While Stephen Curry has always been praised for his skills in basketball, outside of the court Curry has made a huge impact in terms of making the world a better place with his humanitarian work. 

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Curry and his wife Ayesha co-founded an organization called “Eat. Learn. Play.” The organization’s mission is to end childhood hunger through this campaign, with a focus on kids and families.

November 8, 2021; San Francisco, California, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) celebrates after making a three-point basket against the Atlanta Hawks during the first quarter at Chase Center. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

According to their website, their work is:

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Focused on youth in underserved communities, our work is anchored around ensuring every child has access to three vital ingredients to a happy, healthy, and successful childhood: nutritious food, a quality education with an emphasis on early childhood literacy, and the opportunity to play and be physically active.”

Stephen and Ayesha have been working for the organization for eight years. They announced the details for their ninth annual celebration on Instagram stating that it would be bigger and better than ever, kicking off the holiday season in a manner most touching.

The 9th annual event from the Stephen Curry Organization Eat. Learn. Play.

Stephen and Ayesha Curry’s foundation, Eat. Learn. Play., are hosting 12 Days of Christmas with the Currys. Between December 13 to December 25, the event will take place. In addition to surprising Oakland’s residents, they also aim to honor the heroes of the city. And there might be a large donation made to the foundation this time as well as a lot of presents for the families and children.

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According to this website, it has covered over seventeen million meals for kids and families. As well as providing education and physical activities that will help those kids grow strong mentally and physically.

What are your thoughts on this wonderful initiative taken by Stephen and Ayesha? Let us know in the comments below.

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Anshika Rai

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Anshika Rai is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. She is currently pursuing her bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication. Anshika has been following NBA for many years now.

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