Tyson Chandler's Mission to Uganda

November 20, 2016

Go on a Mission with Tyson Chandler NBA basketball player and Olympic gold medalist, to see how locally grown food can help the whole family.

Tyson Chandler has had an impressive career so far, both on and off the court. On the NBA court, Tyson joined the NBA straight out of high school and played for the Chicago Bulls, New Orleans Hornets, Charlotte Bobcats, New York Knicks, Dallas Mavericks, and currently plays for the Phoenix Suns. Tyson won an NBA Championship playing alongside Dirk Nowitzki in 2011, after defeating LeBron James’ Miami Heat in 6 tough games. He also won a gold medal in the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Off the court, Tyson’s charity work goes beyond UNICEF Kid Power. Tyson has supported DKMS, Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation, and NBA Cares. Additionally, back in 2005 him and his wife launched a charity to help those affected by Hurricane Katrina. Check out our other UNICEF Kid Power stars!

Tyson Chandler Fun Fact:

Justin Bieber was baptized in Tyson Chandler’s bathtub!

Video Transcript:

Tyson Chandler: We’re going on a mission to Uganda to learn about a girl who helps her family stay healthy

Kid: I’m ready to get active to boost my impact and help Uganda.

More From the Blog

Best Unique & Cool Holiday Gifts for Kids Guide: 2017

Holiday Gifts for Kids That Give Back to the World Holiday Gifts to Get Your Kid...

Read more

The Powers Behind UNICEF Power: the Parents Who Help Make all that Lifesaving Action Possible

Today, the Global Day of Parents, we extend our thanks to UNICEF Kid Power parents across the U.S....

Read more

Baseball Summer Camps for Kids

What’s summer without baseball? For many, there’s nothing like an evening under the stars watching a...

Read more