WASHINGTON — Washington Wizards star forward, fashion icon, and recent bighead Kyle Kuzma just caused quite a stir off the court. Kuzma just announced that he will donate $1 million to the Greater YMCA of Flint, Michigan.
Funding for the donation will come from the Kyle Kuzma Foundation, a non-profit organization that focuses on impacting the lives of children, young adults and families through sports, according to MLive.
The donation will go towards the creation of a new gym named after Kuzma. The gym will have the necessary equipment to host basketball, volleyball and pickleball. It will also include a six-lane lap pool, family splash area and spa, locker rooms and a track. It is expected to grow by the end of this year and could be open as early as 2025.
In a statement, Kuzma said his hometown YMCA was important to him growing up.
“Growing up in Flint, the YMCA was very much my home away from home,” Kuzma said. “This donation is for the next generation and I hope this new facility can give them the same thing it gave me: a place to dream.”
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