Driven2Hoop is a youth-based program that encourages leadership and financial responsibility in the Los Angeles community.  Through proactive service and illustrated financial learning, youth are empowered to make a positive impact in their community and address a need in one of the Sparks five pillars: Military, Youth Sports, Health & Wellness, Education and Women and Girls platforms, and have the opportunity to be rewarded with the ultimate Sparks experience.


Driven2Hoop includes:

  • Group tickets to one Driven2Hoop Sparks game
  • Bus transportation to and from STAPLES Center for the group
  • Food vouchers redeemable at STAPLES Center concessions ($10 value)
  • Driven2Hoop t-shirts for the group
  • Pre-game Q & A with Sparks business / basketball executives

How it works:

Groups of 25 + are eligible to participate

Community Service or leadership projects must fall under one pillar:

  • Military
  • Youth Sports
  • Health & Wellness
  • Education
  • Women and Girls Community Platforms

Groups must submit proof of community /leadership service online:

Complete online application

Upload video/photos documenting service (must be within past 12 months)

There are five Driven2Hoop community service games and the celebration game:

Military – Thursday, June 2

Women and Girls Community Platforms – Sunday, June 26

Youth Sports – Wednesday, July 6

Education – Sunday, September 4

Health & Wellness – Tuesday, September 6

Driven2Hoop Celebration Game – Friday, September 16