Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 9/16/13
Well it was a little publicized at the time but not nearly enough that each Curry three-pointer meant three mosquito bed nets donated to Western Tanzania. Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry tips off his Three for Three Challenge this holiday season with Curry donating three life-saving bed nets for every three-pointer he makes this season to the Nothing But Nets campaign. Since his time at Davidson Curry has been a committed Champion of the United Nations Foundation's Nothing But Nets campaign which distributes insecticide-treated mosquito nets to protect families across Africa from malaria. Curry has made 28 three-pointers so far this season—that means 84 bed nets will help 84 families sleep safe from infection. “This is a cause that I have been seriously involved with ever since my college roommate started Buzz Kill a program to help purchase and provide bed nets to families in need” said Curry. “In launching the Three for Three Challenge I hope to not only provide much-needed bed nets to the Nothing But Nets organization but to also help raise awareness of the problem of Malaria and let people know how they can assist. I look forward to visiting Africa this summer as an ambassador of the United Nation's program to assist with bed net distribution and witness first-hand how these simple nets can help change and save lives.”
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