Hoops For Haiti

Events, General | Jan 25th, 2010

Hoops For Haiti is Sunday, January 31 in NYC

Hoops For Haiti is Sunday, January 31 in NYC

We wanted to pass along a great event this weekend benifiting Haiti called Hoops for Haiti. From 10am – 12:30pm parents and kids are welcome to come up to our gym and participate in basketball skills, drills and contests with basketball coaches and former college players.  Suggested donation is $25. Full details after the jump.

Thanks to a tremendous response to what was a simple idea, strong support from Claremont Prep and Broad Street Ballroom facility and the motivation to raise funds for all of those in such dire need in Haiti we are proud to announce that on Sunday, January 31st we will holding a fundraiser…

“Hoops for Haiti”

From 10am – 12:30pm parents and kids are welcome to come up to our gym and participate in basketball skills, drills and contests with basketball coaches and former college players.  Drinks and snacks will be for sale right outside the gym door. 

The gym donation is $25.

From 12:30pm – 3pm we will have a reception downstairs in the Broad Street Ballroom the highlighted by an inspirational live music performance by The Raw Poets featuring rappers Doc J, Nyche and Big O. The music of Doc J who has been writing and recording music to benefit ALS and Autism and now the people of Haiti.  (http://www.docjmusic.com/)

Along with the music will be a lunch spread and a silent auction featuring basketball memorabilia from Steiner Sports. (http://www.steinersports.com/)
The donation for the reception is $50.

If you wish to partake in both parts the total donation will be $60.

This can be a wonderful event and make a major statement about our NYC community if we can all do what we can do to show up, donate and enjoy ourselves for a great cause.

The money will be given to either the Red Cross or for the foundation started by Haiti native Samuel Dalembert of the Philadelphia 76ers.

Claremont Prep is located at

41 Broad Street
New York, NY 10004
(212) 232-0266Hoops For Haiti is Sunday, January 31 in NYC