Saban Center’s $1M donation is helping kids in Tuscaloosa—here’s how

Nick Saban Center
Making a difference for kids and families in Tuscaloosa. (City of Tuscaloosa)

The Saban family knows how to win and we’re talking about more than just football. The Saban Family, through the Nick’s Kids Foundation, is giving kids in the City of Tuscaloosa more learning opportunities with a $1M donation to the Saban Center. Keep reading to learn how the Saban Center’s community partnership is starting science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) programs for kids in Tuscaloosa.

A big deal for the City of Tuscaloosa

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Making Tuscaloosa even better. (Jacob Blankenship / The Bama Buzz)

On August 3, Nick’s Kid’s Foundation pledged $1 million to the Saban Center. This big donation was announced at the Nick’s Kids Foundation’s Annual Giveaway Luncheon at Bryant Denny Stadium. You know with an announcement this big that the mayor of Tuscaloosa was also at the event.

“We are elated to be a part of this public-private partnership. Thank you to the Saban family and Nick’s Kids Foundation for their generous donations to our community.”

Walt Maddox, Mayor, City of Tuscaloosa

What is the Saban Center?

Saban Center
The Saban Center and River District Park. (City of Tuscaloosa)

The Saban Center brings together the community of Tuscaloosa to help children and families in the area through STEAM programs. These programs promote literature, theater, outdoor recreation and interactive learning. This community partnership has an all-star lineup, including:

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Selah Vetter
Selah Vetter
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