Hoops for Hope benefit Jan. 18 in Golden Valley
King of Grace Lutheran School, 6000 Duluth St., Golden Valley, will host Hoops for Hope 5-9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18. The night of family fun and games will support the Steen and Amoako families. Terry Steen is an active youth coach (baseball and hockey) in the Golden Valley, Crystal and Plymouth area. He has a first-grader and third-grader. The Amoako family immigrated to the U.S. from Ghana several years ago. They have a preschooler and second grader.
Every dollar donated will be matched two-for-one up to $5,000. Donations qualify as charitable gifts
The King of Grace Knights and Bloomington Lutheran Eagles will place four hourly basketball games starting 5:30 p.m. Games, contests and prizes will be awarded during halftimes.
The school’s annual Scholastic Book Fair will also open at 5 p.m., and a “Bed Time Stories” event for pre-kindergarten through second-graders will start at 6:15 p.m.