Zach LaVine Donates $10,000 to Build Kitchen at a Minnesota School for the Deaf

Katie Richcreek@BookstoreKatieFeatured ColumnistApril 1, 2016

MEMPHIS, TN - MARCH 16:  Zach LaVine #8 of the Minnesota Timberwolves during the game against the Memphis Grizzlies on March 16, 2016 in Memphis, Tennessee. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photog
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Zach LaVine is putting his Slam Dunk Contest victories to good use.

The Minnesota Timberwolves second-year player donated $10,000 of his winnings toward the completion of a new kitchen facility at the Metro Deaf School in St. Paul, Minnesota, according to a press release tweeted by team play-by-play commentator Dave Benz on Friday:

As the press release detailed, the school has been relying on catered meals due to a non-functioning kitchen. LaVine will also donate some of his time for the big reveal, serving breakfast to the students.

The point guard has apparently worked with the school throughout the season, hosting a holiday party in December and partnering with them on a reading program last fall:

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