CHILDREN TO LEADERS INC. AND THIRTY6 VISION ARE ORGANIZING A FUNDRAISER FOR A BASKETBALL GAME FOR CELEBRITIES AND YOUNG PEOPLE THEN A FASHION SHOW BEFORE EASTER
CHILDREN TO LEADERS INC. & THIRTY6 VISION TO HOST A PRE-EASTER FASHION SHOW FOLLOWING THE 6TH ANNUAL DETROIT CELEBRITY AND YOUTH BASKETBALL GAME FUNDRAISER
— Carisha Bea, Founder of Children To Leaders Inc.
LOS ANGELES, CA, USA, April 9, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Non-profit organization Children To Leaders Inc. (CTL Inc.) and Thirty6Vision Studio hold their first annual ALL EYES ON ME fashion show before Easter this Sunday, April 10, 2022. TutuIcey Selfie Boutique, Thirty6Vision Studio and Prestigious Dolls will sponsor and donate 50 Easter baskets to children in underserved communities in Detroit after the show. The event location is at 25450 Five Mile Rd, Redford, MI, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. EST.
Following the success of the 6th Annual “Skills and Drills” Celebrity and Youth Basketball Game, this event will be an ongoing initiative to raise funds for CTL Inc.’s downtown youth. The organization is aiming to raise $50,000 to purchase vehicles to provide free rides to teens who are part of CTL Inc. who do not have access to transportation to and from school, jobs, events, and after-school programs.
CTL Inc. and Thirty6Vision hosted the fundraiser on March 27, 2022 at the Detroit Pistons practice facility. The event brought together more than 100 people present. Special appearances included Nylonkeies (American Singer), Allen Hunley (Trainer), Tattoo Man Paige (American Comedian), Jay Lavon (iHeart Media Sales), Curtis Mckinnon (CEO of CrowdFreak Inc.), Martell D. Bivings (Business Liaison at Detroit Economic Growth Corporation running for Congress), DJ Slick B’s mother and nine-year-old son (Detroit-based DJ), Desmond Clever Lester (CEO of “Vizion 4 change” and “Goin up Comedy show”), JDEE (National Mix Show Rep for Empire Label/Distributor/Publisher), Lil Blade Ice Wood (American Rapper), Ray Simpson (Director of Community Relations for Detroit City Council President Mary Sheffield District 5) and a performance in direct from American rapper DMQ.
Sixteen students from the Metro Detroit School District (Melvindale, Chandler Park Edison, Voyager, River Rouge, East Point, Dakota, and University Preparational for Science and Math High Schools) teamed up with four celebrities for a basketball game. Winners won bragging rights and trophies, while entrants received medals and certificates of appreciation. American rappers Bi6 Ray and DMQ donated jerseys, Doug Little, CEO of Comeback Kid Brand, provided shoes, and Kyle Wiggins, founder of the non-profit organization “Save The Youth Inc.” donated 16 children’s books to CTL Inc. teens who participated in the fundraiser. Additionally, Rocky Badd (American rapper), Natasia (R&B artist) and “The Wig Experience” each donated $100 cash for the transportation of the children. Event sponsors were Thirty6Vision Studio, Prestigious Dolls, CMC Beys Landscaping and Koncrete Grit Fitness.
CTL Inc. co-founder Leslie Ford presented 16 basketball fundraising certificates to all the kids involved in the event: Tyler McKinnon, Derrick Johnson, D’Arius Hollie Jr, Terran Price Jr, Deron Robinson, George Stewart Jr, Anthony Spencer Jr, Ya’nia Stewart, Jayla Randle, Javon, Jamal Oliver, Christian Martin, Decente Likely, Sidney Neely, Madison Townsend and Kirby Childress Jr., the CEO of Yaya Exclusive Events, presented trophies and awards medals to each player. Each lucky attendee also won game tickets to Little Caesars Arena to watch the Detroit Pistons play the Philadelphia 76ers on March 31, 2022. They watched the game from the box and lower seats with lower seats and complimentary appetizers and drinks. Guests also had the opportunity to take pictures and shoot a basketball on the court.
About Prestigious Dolls and Children To Leaders, Inc.
Carisha Bea PKA Black Barbie has worked with Detroit Pistons, Icewear Vezzo, Andre Drummond, Sada Baby, Helluva, iHeart Radio and WJLB. Bea is a community leader, mentor and women’s empowerment activist. As the founder of Prestigious Dolls, she focuses on mentorship, female empowerment, building self-esteem and redefining what beauty is for young women ages 5-25. Bea also co-founded the non-profit organization Children To Leaders Inc. with her mother Leslie Ford. The foundation is focused on partnering with corporate brands, leaders and entrepreneurs to create platforms, outlets and resources for the Metro Detroit community for children ages 12-18. Their goal is to close the achievement gap for young leaders experiencing adversity in the inner city. Bea says, “Sometimes kids just need a little help and guidance to become the future leaders of tomorrow.”
About Thirty6Vision Studio
Thirty6 Vision Studio has worked with iHeartRadio, Views Bar & Grill, Boosie Badazz, Icewear Vezzo and Tee Grizzley. It is a 7-set photography and videography studio known as a one-stop-shop for complete brand visuals, coloring, editing, set designs, strategy and treatments. Thirty6 also offers music videos, weddings, commercials, event spaces and photo booth rentals.
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