North Texas Food Bank
On June 20th, the Dallas Wings Players and staff volunteered at the North Texas Food Bank. They worked an assembly line packaging boxes of non-perishable foods for North Texas families in need. In total the Dallas Wings helped to provide 8,167 meals that day.
Lady Maverick 2017
On July 17th the Dallas Wings had the honor of playing against campers from the Lady Maverick 2017 Women’s Development Camp. In partnership with the University of Texas at Arlington’s Lady Movin’ Mavs wheelchair basketball team, Dallas Wings players met the campers and got in chairs of their own to scrimmage against these great athletes.
Boys & Girls Club
On August 8th and 9th , the Dallas Wings gave back at several local Dallas area Boys & Girls Clubs. Aerial Powers and Kayla Thornton visited the Roseland location where they met the club members and played knockout. Saniya Chong and Breanna Lewis led a basketball clinic at the Cedar Springs location. Finally, at the Grand Prairie club, Skylar Diggins-Smith and Allisha Gray helped coach the members vs. staff basketball game.
Meet The Dallas Wings Mascot: Lightning!
Lightning, the official mascot of the Dallas Wings, made her grand debut on May 20, 2017. Lightning flies in a lane of her own, with her bright personality and cheerful enthusiasm which inspires fans to get on their feet and rally behind the players from tip-off to the final buzzer.
Lightning has a unique origin. As a Pegasus, she represents Dallas-Fort Worth, where the winged horse flies high above the city. She believes in the strength of North Texas and of the Dallas Wings, encouraging fans to cheer on their team with the upmost support. Lightning brings the electricity to College Park Center that energize the arena. Feel the buzz? It’s probably Lightning bringing the charge.