New York (HedgeCo.net) – Over 100 leaders from the Wall Street community are planning to join New York Knicks legends, corporate sponsors, and high school students for an exciting charity basketball tournament hosted by Youth, I.N.C. (Improving Nonprofits for Children).
The Net Gain Tournament kicks off with the highly anticipated “Hedge Fund vs. Private Equity All-Star Game,” followed by a 20-team, full court round-robin tournament on Thursday, March 10, 2011; 5:00 – 10:00 PM; Tip-off at 5:30pm at New York University, Coles Sports Center – 181 Mercer Street, New York, NY 10012.
Celebrity Appearances by Knicks Alumni: Mel Davis, Cal Ramsey, Charles Smith, John Starks and John Wallace. Veteran correspondent Tim Minton will serve as emcee.
The annual hoops tournament has raised more than $4 million for Youth, I.N.C. which helps New York City’s most promising, youth-serving nonprofits deliver opportunities to the city’s most deserving children.
Through a long-standing partnership with Urban Dove and Basketball City, Youth, I.N.C. also funds the Net Gain Program which will provide court time for 17 high schools and 400 New York City students without a home court to play this year.
The Net Gain Tournament has enabled 1,300 corporate executives to impact the lives of over 4,000 at-risk youth. The Program provides high school students with the opportunity to build and develop their leadership, teamwork, and communication skills through varsity sports. Since inception, Youth, I.N.C. has raised $37 million for youth, empowered over 88 nonprofits, and impacted the lives of nearly 600,000 youth.
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