Chris Paul Hosts Mark Wahlberg, Blake Griffin, Matt Kemp, and more!/CP3 Foundation Celebrity Server Dinner
NBA ALL STAR CHRIS PAUL AND THE CP3 FOUNDATION
BENEFITTING L.A.’S BEST AND LEAPS N BOUNDZ
Kevin Frazier will Serve as Master of Ceremonies
Celebrity Servers include Mark Wahlberg, Jerry Ferrara,
Matt Kemp, Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan
The event is being sponsored by Apollojets
Los Angeles, CA (October 15, 2014) – Los Angeles Clipper, and 7-time NBA All Star, Chris Paul will host the CP3 Foundation’s Celebrity Server Dinner on Sunday, October 26, 2014 at Mastro’s Steakhouse in Beverly Hills (246 N. Canon Drive) sponsored by Apollojets. The fundraiser, which begins at 5:30 pm, will honor two Los Angeles based organizations that work with children, L.A.’s BEST and Leaps n Boundz.
Television journalist Kevin Frazier will emcee the festivities and celebrities including Mark Wahlberg, Matt Kemp (L.A. Dodgers), Jerry Ferrara, Blake Griffin (L.A. Clippers) and DeAndre Jordan (L.A. Clippers) will join Paul as celebrity servers to raise funds that will benefit Paul’s CP3 Foundation, LA’s BEST and Leaps n Boundz. In addition the evening will feature a performance by violinist Lee England.
“L.A.’s BEST and Leaps n Boundz represent what the CP3 Foundation is all about,” stated Paul. “L.A.’s BEST’s Afterschool Enrichment program has been serving the children in Los Angeles for the past 26 years. Their program is currently offered in 195 schools. Leaps n Boundz is committed to enriching the lives of children and young adults with disabilities to insure that they receive the therapeutic benefits of physical activity and play. We are honored to have these organizations as partners and we hope that this event will be successful in supporting their continued efforts.”
For additional information please visit http://www.cp3foundation.org.
About The CP3 Foundation
The CP3 Foundation strives to impact the communities it serves by using its resources and passion for philanthropy to enhance and promote education, health, sports and social responsibility for youth and families. Chris established the foundation in 2005, in honor of his late grandfather, to provide scholarships for young people to attend Wake Forest University. His emphasis on community involvement has won the CP3 Foundation the NBA’s Community Assist Award four times. The foundation’s initiatives include partnerships with Feed The Children, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Boys & Girls Club, Habitat for Humanity, The Laureus Foundation and LA’s BEST. The foundation also supports literacy initiatives, youth basketball clinics and court refurbishments.
About LA’s BEST
Better Educated Students for Tomorrow – is a nationally recognized after school education, enrichment and recreation program serving more than 29,000 children with the greatest needs and fewest resources throughout the City of Los Angeles. LA’s BEST After School Enrichment Program provides a safe haven for children ages 5 to 12 at 195 elementary school sites each day during the critical hours after school — at no cost to parents. Established in 1988, LA’s BEST is a partnership including the City of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Unified School District and the private sector. LA’s BEST is part of Beyond the Bell, whose mission is to ensure that all children and youth in LAUSD have access to high quality, safe and supervised academic, enrichment, and recreation programs that inspire learning and achievement beyond the regular school day. For more information, please visit http://www.lasbest.org.
About Leaps n Boundz
Leaps n Boundz is an adaptive sports and recreation program for children and young adults with special needs. Our programs enable kids with special needs to experience the thrill of refining their limits in a safe and supportive environment. We offer programs in gymnastics, swimming and ball skills (one-on-one and in small groups) as well as social skills groups and day camps. Our dedicated counselors are experts in child development, occupational therapy, recreation therapy, kinesiology, biology and education. We also organize leisure activities and weekend trips to provide opportunities to experience rafting, surfing, camping, sporting events and other fun activities together.