Hi there! My name is Joey and I am 8 years old. I love to play basketball as part of the NBBA team. This Sunday, April 1, 2012, I will shoot hoops to raise money for orphans in Africa. My goal is also to shoot 100% of my free throws. I hope I can visit Africa some day and I'm learning a lot about Kenya in school now. Thanks so much for visiting my fundraising page. Here is some information about Hoops of Hope, a great non-profit organization founded by a boy named Austin when he was just a little bit older than I am now:
Along with thousands of other participants, I've made a commitment to participate in a Hoops of Hope, a free throw shooting marathon. I'm doing this to help children who have been orphaned by HIV and AIDS. Over the past five years, Hoops of Hope participants have raised over 1 million dollars. The money raised by participants has gone to sponsor over 100 orphans, fund a water project in Kenya and build a high school and two medical clinics in Zambia.
Across the world over 5,700 children every day are losing one or both parents to HIV and AIDS. I can't possibly help them all, but if each of us helps a little, we can make a big difference!
Will you support me by making a tax-deductible donation on my webpage? Donating on this webpage is simple and totally secure. If you would like more information about Hoops of Hope and current projects or would also like to join the free throw shooting marathon, you can visit the Hoops of Hope website at www.hoopsofhope.org.
Thank you so much for visiting my page. I hope I can reach my goals.