Sweetwater Hoops For Hope L.A. 2011″ A Celebrity Basketball Charity Fundraiser Event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
1/15/11

**Updated Event Date**
“Sweetwater Hoops For Hope L.A. 2011” A Celebrity Basketball Charity Fundraiser Event Presented by Former NBA player and Ambassador of the American Stroke Association Juaquin “Hawk” Hawkins…
Hoops for Hope L.A. scheduled for Sunday, January 16th at the Staples Center has been rescheduled for the exciting ALL STAR WEEK. The new date is Thursday, February 17, 2011 and updated name: “Sweetwater Hoops For Hope L.A. 2011” A Celebrity Basketball Charity Fundraiser Event. The new location is Miguel Contreras Learning Complex School (322 Lucas Ave Los Angeles Ca 90017) and is just minutes away from the Staples Center.

Hoops for Hope L.A. has teamed up with “Sweetwater” the movie, to create this celebrity basketball event “Sweetwater Hoops For Hope L.A. 2011” A Celebrity Basketball Charity Fundraiser Event. This partnership will bring you more stars, more entertainment, and more fun as you show your support for Hawk Hoops Sports Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit organization and the upcoming “Sweetwater” movie. We look forward to seeing you at the “Sweetwater Hoops For Hope L.A. 2011” A Celebrity Basketball Charity Fundraiser Event during the NBA All Star Week.

Please visit our website for more information on times, ticket prices, our youth basketball camp and artist performances. www.hawkhoopssportsfoundation.org.

Thank you for your continued support and we apologize for any inconvenience.
Hope to see you there.

Sincerely,
Juaquin Hawkins
www.hawkhoopssportsfoundation.org

Details:
Celebrity athlete, Juaquin “Hawk” Hawkins, created Hoops For Hope L.A. to spread stroke awareness as well as bring attention to his organization (Hawk Hoops Sports Foundation). Juaquin is a stroke survivor that continues with his efforts of giving back by sharing his personal story with others. A percentage of proceeds from this event will benefit the Hawk Hoops Sports Foundation.

Hawk Hoops Sports Foundation (H.H.S.F) is 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that conducts youth basketball camps, clinics and after school programs for boys & girls ages 7-15. Through this youth program, the fundamentals of basketball are taught along with educating youth about childhood obesity, promoting stroke awareness and mentoring boys and girls about maintaining a healthy life style through sports by utilizing both current and former professional athletes to spread the message.

With school budgets cut throughout the nation Juaquin Hawkins established “Hoops For Hope L.A.” a charity fundraiser event that hosts a youth basketball camp for foster children, underprivileged children as well as children from single parent homes, followed by a celebrity basketball game, and live performances by various recording artists that the community is sure to enjoy.

Hawk Hoops has conducted youth programs for the past 8 years and have had the opportunity to mentor over 3,500 boys and girls across the country. Through youth camps and after school programming Hawk Hoops has inspired many boys and girls.
For more event information please visit: www.hawkhoopssportsfoundation.org

Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/Hoops4HopeLA, facebook.com/Juaquin Hawkins & http://www.facebook.com/Sweetwater Hoops 4 Hope L.A. 2011 celebrity Event
Twitter.com/Hoops4HopeLA
Twitter.com/JuaquinHawkins

Sponsor/Press/Media Contact:
Extreme Public Relations
Misty Griffey
Direct: (323) 570-1328
Email: mistyepr@gmail.com

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