CHS graduate, NBA star Joe Harris partners with Thrive Chelan Valley to change kids’ lives

CHELAN - No buzzer beater can ever compare to impacting children’s lives for the better like Thrive Chelan  Valley and Joe Harris agrees! Thrive is thrilled to be joining their efforts with Joe and his father to help  at-risk kids find and develop their untapped potential.

“We are very fortunate to partner with Thrive. It is a tremendous opportunity for us to use the game  of basketball and the many life lessons that come with it as a tool to give back to our community. We  are looking forward to providing assistance to youth programs in the Lake Chelan Valley in order to  prepare them for life off the court.” Joe Harris Sr.

“Thrive is excited and honored to partner with a young adult whose life can speak to our mission: If a  child has the love, support, and encouragement they need, they really can reach their full potential  and pursue their dreams.” Amy Davis, Executive Director, Thrive Chelan Valley Thrive is honored to have such an amazing opportunity to collaborate with Joe Harris. Through this  partnership, more young people will be reached, and seeds of hope will be planted. All children need  to know their inherent value and with the help of Joe Harris and Thrive, this goal is no longer out of reach.

Thrive Chelan Valley exists to raise awareness, advocate, and empower the community to provide  programs and services that meet the needs of Lake Chelan Valley youth. Thrive Chelan Valley three programs: The Chelan Teen Center, Mentoring,  and Thrive Cares.

Joe Harris Basketball Camp exists to give back to and enhance the valley community by offering  programs which coach and mentor kids on the court in order to prepare them for life off the court. Joe  Harris Basketball Camp is an organization that is multi-faceted, with a basketball camp, coaches  clinic, and an academic scholarship. Visit the website at to learn  more.

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