Our Daniels-Mardak Boys & Girls Club was pleased to welcome Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, Clicks and the Milwaukee Bucks late last month as part of a special “Back 2 School” giveaway for our Club members. The popular Run-DMC artist spoke to youth about the importance of doing well in school and taking advantage of their academic opportunities.
The fourth annual Jam Master Jay Back 2 School Giveaway treated about 250 youth to an acrobatic show from the Milwaukee Bucks’ Rim Rockers and Hoop Troop as well as the team’s mascot, Bango. Bucks employees joined the Shorewood Clicks shoe store in giving our Club members backpacks full of school supplies as well as brand new pairs of Adidas shoes. McDaniels opened the Clicks boutique earlier this year, offering Milwaukee residents premier, limited-edition Adidas shoes and Run-DMC merchandise. The rap group popularized the iconic shoe brand in hip hop culture with its 1986 song “My Adidas.”
Darryl happily signed the shoes and took photos with the giddy youth, who were better prepared to tackle the upcoming semester of school thanks to not only his kindness, but that of the Bucks, Clicks and Adidas. We’re grateful to our partners for their continued support!