In the last two weeks, the Ice Bucket Challenge has quite literally “soaked” the nation. Everyone from Ethel Kennedy to Justin Timberlake has poured a bucket of ice water over his or her head and challenged others do the same or make a donation to fight ALS within twenty-four hours.
With only about half of the general public knowledgeable about amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, the Ice Bucket Challenge is making a profound difference. Since July 29, The Association has welcomed more than 70,000 new donors to the cause.
Tweet By Darrin C. Clifton On August 20th Paul Wall, teaming with Ms. S.M. Parker for Parents Against Predators, held his annual Back-2-School Drive at 8th Wonder Brewery in Houston, TX. He took a moment to sit with Hip Hop Weekly Magazine and discuss the importance of giving back to the community and the impact [...]
Tweet On Thursday, December 1, the first-ever “Fashion in Action” event took place in downtown Houston. The intimate affair mixed style, substance and the holiday spirit. In addition to treating attendees to a peek at the latest designs from local style influencers Danny Nguyen, Tiki Glam, and others, proceeds from the event went to Houston’s Camp [...]
Tweet By J. Bachelor Everyone knows being a kid can be tough, but the everyday struggles of adolescence can be especially challenging for children living with HIV. Fortunately, events like “Fashion in Action” aim to make their transition from childhood to adulthood a bit smoother along the way. PURCHASE TICKETS TO “FASHION IN ACTION” HERE Set to take [...]
Tweet Full Court reFRESH, a national initiative of Coors Light donated $40,000 to the Chicago Urban League to renovate basketball courts in Illinois, including Columbus Park. Grammy-nominated rapper Tauheed “2 Chainz” Epps, retired professional basketball players Kenny “The Jet” Smith, and Ronnie Fields discussed a project to refurbish basketball courts in Chicago. All of the panelists discussed how basketball influenced them growing up, [...]
Tweet Pics by Darrin Clifton The 2nd Annual Diamond Boyz Toy Drive, hosted by Paul Wall, C Stone & TV Johnny, in partnership with Parents Against Predators, was held in Houston on 12/19. Local artists, athletes and fans all turned out in support of making the holidays a little brighter for the less fortunate & [...]
Tweet (Atlanta, Georgia – December 8, 2015) – Following a successful first event honoring hundreds of senior citizens in Atlanta and gifting them with Thanksgiving dinners, FreeWishes (foundation of Billboard chart-topping artist, Future) and Making Wishes Matter (foundation of multi-platinum producer, Mike WiLL Made-It) prepare for the last installment of their holiday giving campaign – [...]