Bosh Preparing "Care Packages" For U.S. Troops
WHO: Chris Bosh, HEAT Player
WHAT: Veterans Day & Holiday Care Package Packing Event
Chris Bosh and his foundation, Team Tomorrow Inc., have teamed up with America's Moms for Soldiers in an effort to bring a little bit of HEAT and love to our troops by preparing care packages for Veterans Day as well as the holiday season. The packages contain fleece blankets, Christmas stockings, holiday goodies, hygiene items, snacks and more, as well as a personal letter thanking the troops for their tireless and unwavering service to our great country.
WHERE: AmericanAirlines Arena (enter at Hublot Gate 4)
601 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33132
WHEN: Tuesday, November 6, 2012
1:00 p.m. (photo opportunity) // 1:15 p.m. (interview opportunity)
About Team Tomorrow, Inc.
Founded by NBA All Star Chris Bosh in 2010, Team Tomorrow Inc. is dedicated to supporting community-based organizations that work to elevate the lives of families in the community. The goal to raise awareness and support for children and families in need by working together with local events and charities. Team Tomorrow aligns itself with sponsors, business leaders, and influencers to make difference in the future of children and our neighborhoods.
About America’s Moms for Soldiers
America’s Moms for Soldiers, a Pompano Beach-based nonprofit with an all-volunteer staff, mails 700-1,000 care packages each month. Working with chaplains and officers, America’s Moms’ mission is “to never let a soldier walk away from mail call with nothing” and specifically targets troops who do not receive regular mail. America’s Moms for Soldiers began with a list of 20 soldiers in 2009. It has expanded to more than 1,200 soldiers, marines and airmen with America’s Moms mailing more than 9,000 care packages in 2011. America's Moms for Soldiers relies on financial and supply donations from individuals, schools, churches and other organizations. More than 95% of donations go directly to supplies and postage. For more information, please visit americasmomsforsoldiers.com.