);
Minnesota Timberwolves

Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx pledge $1 million for part-time Target Center staff

In response the the worldwide COVID-19 crisis, the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx have joined to pledge $1 million (usd) in relief for part-time workers at the Target Center, home of both franchises.

The following statement was released by the clubs:

"Our people who work hard to make the Target Center experience memorable for fans are the backbone of what we do. From the people who show fans to their seats, to the greeters at the entrance, I want to do my part to alleviate the financial concern that comes from missing games due to this national pandemic. We will get through this hard time together and look forward to the day when our players, fans and staff are reunited again at Target Center."

More from NBA.com

raptors-091620-ftr-getty
Grading key Raptors for the playoffs
NBA.com Staff
Gasol
Evaluating Gasol's 2020 playoffs
Carlan Gay
dragic-walker-ftr.jpg
What to watch in Game 3 of ECF
Kane Pitman
zone-091820-ftr-getty.jpg
Miami's zone defence is Boston's kryptonite
Scott Rafferty
hayward-ftr.jpg
Celtics need Hayward now more than ever
Kyle Irving
Lakers, Nuggets Game 1
LeBron, AD shine in commanding Game 1 win
Yash Matange
More News