CAVS Youth Basketball Players Team Up With Rescue Mission To Feed The Homeless | PRLog
CAVS Youth Basketball joins celebrities such as Cedric The Entertainer, Former NBA player Jalen Rose, R&B music legend Jeffrey Osborne, actor Quinton Aaron (”The Blind Side”) and more in support of the Hope of The Valley Rescue Mission, which strives to meet the needs of every hungry and homeless man, woman and child in the valley.
The Homeless enjoy their meal, while Jerry West poses with Ken Craft.
“This experience is much-needed for all of the youth in our communities—not just CAVS youth. Quality community service and volunteer hours collectively show young boys and girls that the world is not perfect and they should always be appreciative and thankful for what they have.” says CAVS Youth Basketball President and Founder, Darryl McDonald.
The CAVS organization plans to post photos and stories of Thursday's event for the homeless on all of their social networks and websites in hopes that other youth sports teams will follow suit and will host an additional toy drive for the M.E.N.D. (Meet Each Need With Dignity) charity next week, at the CAVS Christmas Party on December 14th. “Together, we can change lives—especially if we teach our youth to reach out and help those in need.” stated CAVS Team Manager, Erika Aldridge.
“Unselfish works yield great results.”
For more information on CAVS Youth Basketball, all interested parties can visit the organization’s official website: http://www.cavsyouthbasketball.org, Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/CAVSYouthBasketball.
Founded in 1988, CAVS Youth Basketball is one of the longest-tenured, most respected AAU Youth Basketball programs in the state, featuring uniquely-structured, NBA-style training for boys and girls, 5-15. It is a high-quality, professional program where many past players have advanced to high school, college and professional basketball levels. Achievement is measured not only by athletic performance, but also through personal and academic development, with players across all age divisions holding grade point averages of 3.5 or better. CAVS Youth Basketball gives back to the community by sponsoring underprivileged youth, feeding the homeless, mentoring youth of all ages and volunteering for community outreach events.
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