Wilcox Spends Afternoon with 10 Special Youth
- Published on Monday, 13 May 2013 09:35
May 21, 2013. Since undergoing major heart surgery last year, Chris Wilcox has adopted a “make every day count” attitude and he is encouraging others to do the same. As a passionate advocate for heart health, Wilcox jumped at the chance to help raise funds for the American Heart Association’s Boston Heart Ball. A lucky family purchased the opportunity for their children to attend a VIP basketball clinic with Chris and share a meal at the Celtic’s training center on Monday, May 13th.
SAVE THE DATE! Charity Golf Outing
- Published on Monday, 03 June 2013 15:24
Celebrating The One Year Mark
- Published on Thursday, 11 April 2013 14:49
Boston, Massachusetts. April 11, 2013. Friday, March 29th was a big day for Boston Celtics forward Chris Wilcox as he celebrated the one year mark since his open heart surgery. Wilcox received frightening news in February 2012 that he is facing a life threatening heart condition. At the young age of 29, the news came in the midst of a solid basketball season for Wilcox who was leading the Celtics in field goal percentage and averaging 17.2 minutes per game.
Whiteville's The News Reporter Feature
- Published on Wednesday, 27 March 2013 10:14
Check out this awesome feature of Chris Wilcox from Whiteville's New's Reporter.
Cruel Mystery Bus Tour & Congress Makes Strides
- Published on Wednesday, 27 March 2013 09:52
March 26, 2013. Wilcox and the Celtics were not the only ones with a packed schedule for March, as the Lupus Foundation of America continued their Cruel Mystery National Bus Tour with a stop in Raleigh on March 2nd. Chris and his family are well aware that lupus is one of the cruelest, most mysterious diseases on earth. It can strike without warning, has unpredictable and sometimes fatal effects, and has no known cause or known cure. The Lupus Foundation of America embarked on a cross-country quest to solve the cruel mystery of lupus and end its devastating impact.
Wilcox Surprises Students at Hoops for Heart
- Published on Tuesday, 19 March 2013 18:00
Reading, Massachusetts. March 19, 2013. While the Celtics enjoyed a day off, Chris Wilcox and former teammate Keyon Dooling surprised a middle school in Reading, Massachusetts during their 5th Annual Hoops for Heart event. On Thursday, March 7th Dooling and Wilcox visited Coolidge Middle School and joined over 400 students to share Wilcox’s story and encourage students to lead active and healthy lives. Hoops for Heart is a national fundraising program that promotes physical activity, heart healthy living, and community service to children.
Tribute to Enloe High School Basketball Coach
- Published on Monday, 18 March 2013 06:55
Check out this tribute to Chris Wilcox's high school basketball coach, Coach Moore at Enloe Basketball.
Bleed Green, GO RED
- Published on Wednesday, 20 February 2013 12:54
Boston, Massachusetts. February 20, 2013. Throughout the month of February Boston Celtic Chris Wilcox and his wife Tiffany are teaming up with The American Heart Association to help the nation GO RED in support of the nearly 500,000 American women fighting heart disease each year. From social media campaigns to visits to schools and the legislature, Chris and Tiffany are working to turn Boston’s green nation RED to raise awareness about heart health.
Celtics Celebrate Black History Month
- Published on Monday, 11 February 2013 11:49
February 11, 2013. “History, despite its wrenching pain cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage need not be lived again.” This quote came from the famous African American Poet Maya Angelou in her poem The Rock Cries out to Us Today. Spoken from a true leader, these words stress that we cannot change the past, but we can courageously work to change the future. February is Black History Month and the Celtics are celebrating by embracing our future youth who will be responsible for the change Maya Angelou inspires.
Chris Wilcox Newsletter
- Published on Tuesday, 05 February 2013 12:39
Read the 2013 Winter Newsletter.
Coming Soon: Chris' Champions
- Published on Monday, 04 February 2013 11:54
February 4, 2013. From his continued work with The Lupus Foundation of America to advocating for heart health along with The American Heart Association, Chris Wilcox is always looking to make a positive impact in the community. Now, Wilcox needs your help as he launches a new campaign for change with “Chris’ Champions.”
Terps Perform in Inaugural Parade
- Published on Tuesday, 29 January 2013 09:46
WASHINGTON, D.C. January 29, 2013. Chris Wilcox was a key part of the 2002 Maryland National Championship Team, and will always be a proud Terrapin. While Chris and his family celebrated the Inauguration of President Obama on MLK Day, it was a treat to see his alma mater's marching band leading the celebratory Parade through Washington. The Mighty Sound of Maryland beat out thousands of applicants to perform in the 57th Inaugural Parage, the fifth inaugural appearance for the century-old marching band.
Celtics Spread Holiday Cheer to Boston Youth
- Published on Friday, 28 December 2012 10:48
BOSTON, MA. December 23, 2012. Dozens of youth from Boston area shelters and group homes celebrated the holidays with Chris Wilcox and his Boston Celtics teammates. Children and teens from the Home for Little Wanderers were invited to the Healthpoint Practice Facility on Sunday, December 23rd to play basketball, board games, and meet the Celtics.
Wilcox Sends Well Wishes to Whiteville
- Published on Tuesday, 18 December 2012 13:49
WHITEVILLE, NC. December 18, 2012. Chris Wilcox will not be able to make it home for Christmas this year, but he will still be spreading holiday cheer in his hometown. Thanks to Wilcox, youth from The Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina will enjoy holiday activities, such as ice skating, a trip to the movies or a dinner outing, and special gifts.
Fight Against Lupus Hits Home For NBA
- Published on Thursday, 29 November 2012 16:44
WASHINGTON, D.C. November 29, 2012. Chris Wilcox is joining players and coaches across the NBA in sympathy for Boston Celtic great and current Houston Rockets' head coach Kevin McHale and his family, as they cope with the loss of their daughter after her lengthy battle with lupus.
Wilcox Sponsored Hometown Pancake Supper
- Published on Monday, 05 November 2012 09:47
WHITEVILLE, NC. November 5, 2012--Wilcox always supports his hometown of Whiteville, North Carolina. While he was not able to attend this year's Pancake Supper at Whiteville High School, he made sure that 100 senior citizens could by sponsoring them. The Whiteville Civitan Club hosted the Pancake Supper on November 5th from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at Wilcox's former high school, where he hosts his summer basketball camp and led the basketball team to the 2A State Championship Title his junior year.
Wilcox, Green discuss Open Heart Surgery
- Published on Friday, 09 November 2012 08:30
BOSTON, MA. November 8, 2012--Chris Wilcox and Celtics teammate Jeff Green sit down with WCVB anchor Liz Brunner to talk about their experiences with open heart surgery and their friendship both on and off the court.
Wilcox Supports Premier Youth Football Program
- Published on Tuesday, 30 October 2012 14:12
BALTIMORE, MD. October 30, 2012--The Baltimore based Overlea Football League has all new gear and equipment for the 2012 season, thanks to a sponsorship from Chris Wilcox. Part of the Mid Maryland Youth Football and Cheerleading League, the Overlea League consists of 13 teams with 20 kids each. The program strives to be the premier youth football program in Maryland with its strong leadership, volunteers, and some of the best coaches in the area. At Overlea, it is not about being the best but giving your best effort on and off the field. They follow the motto that adversity builds character.
Tiffany Kicks Off the Boston's "Walk for Lupus Now"
- Published on Tuesday, 30 October 2012 09:37
BOSTON, MA. October 30, 2012--As Chris was busy preparing for the NBA season with his Celtics teammates, his wife Tiffany represented him at the Opening Ceremony of the First Annual Boston Walk for Lupus Now on Saturday, October 27th. After cutting the official purple ribbon at the Boston Commons Parkman Bandstand, Tiffany spoke to the crowd and introduced Lexi Buswell, an 11 year old diagnosed with Lupus in 2011.
Wilcox Visits Boston Children's Hospital
- Published on Monday, 22 October 2012 09:12
BOSTON, MA. October 22, 2012--Last time Boston Celtics player Chris Wilcox was in an intensive care unit was following his season-ending heart surgery. On Monday, Wilcox returned not as a patient, but as a heart healthy professional basketball player encouraging cardiac patients at Boston Children's Hospital that they can come back stronger than ever.
Wilcox Supports Boston's "Walk for Lupus Now"
- Published on Thursday, 18 October 2012 10:01
BOSTON, MA. October 18, 2012--The Lupus Foundation of America is hosting their First Boston Walk for Lupus Now on October 27th. One special team participating in the walk is led by an 11 year old named Lexi Buswell. Lexi was diagnosed with Lupus in 2011 and since then has become a warrior.
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