MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the Russell Westbrook Why Not? Foundation is to inspire the lives of children, empower them to ask “Why Not? and teach them to never give up. 

RUSSELL WESTBROOK

Founder

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Westbrook talks Why Not? Foundation, Tulsa doc with Trevor Noah

Russell Westbrook talked everything from his sense of style, to the upcoming documentary about the Tulsa Race Massacre, to his Why Not? Foundation and, yes, to his persona off the court with Trevor Noah on Thursday’s show.

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Russell Westbrook gives back to community in D.C. holiday drive

The NBA player was recently traded to the Washington Wizards

Keeping in line with the true meaning of Christmas, many sports figures and celebrities are using this time to lend a hand to people in need. Partnering with The Children’s Guild D.C. Public Charter School, Russell Westbrook gave back to the community in a holiday drive.

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Russell Westbrook Hands Out Thanksgiving Food to LA Families in Need

Houston Rockets guard Russell Westbrook is doing what he can for those in need around the holidays. “Yesterday my friends, family & I were in LA handing out Thanksgiving meals to those in need,” he tweeted. “Things are challenging right now & people are struggling. This is why it is more important than ever for me to support my community any way I can while keeping everyone safe.”

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Westbrook Delivers Meals to Nurses at Los Angeles Hospital

Westbrook provided meals on Thursday to nurses in the ICU and COVID-19 units at Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital in Los Angeles, dropping off food from local restaurant The Nice Guy.

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Westbrook Donates 650 Computers to Help Close the Digital Divide for Students In Houston

In response to the challenges of the digital divide and closing of schools due to COVID-19 precautions, Houston Rockets star, Russell Westbrook and his nonprofit organization, the Russell Westbrook Why Not? Foundation has partnered with Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner’s Office of Education and  Comp-U-Dopt to provide children and families with computers needed to access classwork and digital learning resources online.

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