Hoops for Hope

Brookdale Community College

765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, NJ 07738

Enjoy a night of fun with The Community YMCA and Dreams for Kids on Friday, April 26, 2013 from 6-10 p.m. The charities have come together to host Hoops for Hope, a community benefit to support the Y's Strong Kids Campaign and Dreams for Kids. The Basketball tournament will be held at the Robert J. Collins Arena on the Brookdale Community College Campus, 765 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft NJ. Hoops for Hope is a family-fun evening designed to involve the whole community. The event will feature a series of basketball matches between the Dreams for Kids Team, made up of current and former NFL players, and local teams fielded from our community area high school teams, police officers, Y members and more! Current and former NFL athletes confirmed to play include: Reggie Brown, Philadelphia Eagles; Joey Porter, Oakland Raiders; Rian Wallace, Pittsburgh Steelers; Darnell Stapleton, Pittsburgh Steelers; Brandon Bing, New York Giants; J'Vonne Parker, Denver Broncos; Kareem Huggins, New York Jets; Charlie Rogers, Miami Dolphins; and, Troy Logan, New England Patriots. All of the professional athletes are college-educated and have pledged to remain drug-free and smoke-free. Proceeds from the event will support the Y's Strong Kids Campaign, which provides local families with discounts and scholarships for Y memberships and programs, and Dreams for Kids programs, which provide kids with character education, role models, and self-esteem to keep them on track for future success . Dreams for Kids was founded by Lonnie Allgood, a former NFL player and graduate of Red Bank Regional High School. In addition to the basketball matches, the tournament will include a VIP reception with light refreshments to meet the pros from 6-7 p.m., an NFL store, silent auction, gift auction, 50/50 raffle and student performers. For all others, the doors will open at 6:00 and the tournament will begin at 7:00. Tickets for the tournament are available online at http://hoopsforhope.brownpapertickets.com. For sponsorship, advertising opportunities or more information, visit www.TheCommunityYMCA.org/ HoopsForHope or call 732.671-5505, ext. 20.

Friday - April 26, 2013

Contact:

Melissa Sevcenko

Phone: 732-671-5505, ext. 20
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