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Heat's Haslem to join 'Hooping for Hope'

Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Newspaper Article
Publication Date:
Aug 2010
Miami, FL
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, Jamaica, Blacks, Tournaments & championships, Athletes, Basketball, Haslem, Udonis
American professional basketball player Udonis Haslem will be visiting Jamaica August 11th for the 2nd year to host a Basketball camp (Hoop For Hope) for 500 youths in Ocho Rios Jamaica and in the Mountains of Nine Mile (Home of Bob Marley). Udonis will make major donations to schools and girls home in the island of Jamaica which includes over 300 pairs of shoes, 100 computers, uniforms, basketballs and feminine products for Windsor Girls Home. The trip is organized by Jamaican, Wesley Frater who is based in South Florida and the founder of Tournament of Champions, INC a Scholarship Negotiations, Sports Event Planning & Management, Athletic Training, School Consulting, and Caribbean Basketball Scouting Services company.