Wednesday, June 15, 2011

NPTtv Summary: Homelessness Gets Slam Dunked

An NBA superstar is bring his game into the philanthropic court.

The Los Angeles Laker's Kobe Bryant has launched the Kobe and Vanessa Bryant Family Foundation, which aims to help the homeless in LA.

Bryant made the announcement at a news conference at My Friends Place, a nonprofit resource center that offers free emergency services to about 1,600 homeless people a year. The goal for the new charity is to provide permanent housing and career/educational resources for the homeless.

If you would like to learn more about Kobe's charity, visit it's website at

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