All Technology Summit participants and their families attending NBA All-Star will have the opportunity to join our annual NBA Cares All-Star Day of Service on Friday, February 14 to help give back to the Chicago community. Working in partnership with the Greater Chicago Food Depository, volunteers will roll up their sleeves and participate in the sorting and repacking of food donations to aid thousands of people and families throughout the greater Chicago Area. This project accommodates volunteers (ages 6 and up) of all skill levels.


Tech Summit guests can register for the NBA Cares All-Star Day of Service at the Tech Summit. All volunteers will need to sign a release and waiver form at registration. 



7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.


If you have family members who are interested in participating, registration will begin at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, February 14 in select NBA All-Star hotel lobbies:

Family members should plan to register at the hotels noted above between 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. and board the transportation provided to and from the project site. Buses to the site will be available following the Tech Summit, so you can plan to meet your family members on-site.  


7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Registration (Tech Summit guests at Hyatt Regency Chicago only)

12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Registration (All guests/volunteers at participating NBA All-Star Hotels)
At registration you will receive:

*Once registered, guests will board buses and depart for the assigned project site

1:15 p.m.

1:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

4:00 p.m.


Buses will depart Hyatt Regency Chicago for the project site following the conclusion of the Tech Summit. Buses will return to the locations noted below at the conclusion of the community service activities:


If you plan to participate, we encourage Summit guests to wear (or bring) “working” attire to the Summit (comfortable clothes that you won’t mind getting dirty). Remember to wear closed-toe, rubber-soled shoes. All volunteers will be provided with an NBA Cares All-Star Day of Service volunteer t-shirt at registration.


What is the dress code for the NBA Cares All-Star Day of Service?
We want you to be comfortable while working, so please wear clothes that you won’t mind getting dirty. Volunteers must wear closed-toe rubber-soled shoes in order to work at the project site. You will be provided with an NBA Cares All-Star Day of Service t-shirt at registration.

What if there is inclement weather?
The NBA Cares All-Star Day of Service will take place indoor this year, rain, snow or shine.

Will there be food and water allowed on site?
Yes, the NBA will provide volunteers with snacks and beverages throughout the afternoon.  

Will there be bathrooms available?
Yes, there will be proper facilities on site.

Will there be a place to lock up my belongings?
No. All volunteers will be responsible for their own items, so please secure your valuables in your hotel room prior to attending the NBA Cares All-Star Day of Service.

Can I register my family for the NBA Cares All-Star Day of Service?
Yes!  If you and your family have been invited to NBA All-Star, you are all invited to participate in the NBA Cares All-Star Day of Service. The site accommodates volunteers of all skill levels, ages 6 and up.

Can my friends and I be assigned to the same project?
All volunteer projects will take place at one site this year. Please note, volunteer slots are limited and will be filled on a first come, first served basis.