Events

When:

March 27, 2010
11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Where:

Center for Recreation and Sport
 
 
Tagged: Collaboration Project, I Can Make Change

Nets 4 Nets Charity Basketball Tournament

Event


Fun Day of Competition, Music and Raffles!!

Why: Save hundreds of lives!
Cost: $3-AU/ $5-NON AU 
*donations welcomed* 

Come out to watch Adelphi’s best student compete in a 3 on 3 basketball tournament for a great cause! Raising money to buy anti-malarial mosquito nets to send to Sierra Leone.

INTERESTED IN PARTICIPATING?
please contact hildaperez@mail.adelphi.edu for a registration form or fill out the attached form and email directly tohildaperez@mail.adelphi.edu, forms will also be available at the Campus Recreation office.

75% of the cash proceeds will go directly towards the organization Global Minimum (gmin.org) while 25% will go to the winning team of the tournament!!!! 

Malaria is a life-threatening disease caused by parasites that are transmitted to people through the bites of infected mosquitoes.

“About 3.3 billion people – half of the world’s population – are at risk of malaria. Every year, this leads to about 250 million malaria cases and nearly one million deaths. People living in the poorest countries are the most vulnerable.

Malaria is especially a serious problem in Africa, where one in every five (20%) childhood deaths is due to the effects of the disease. An African child has on average between 1.6 and 5.4 episodes of malaria fever each year. And every 30 seconds a child dies from malaria.

This fact file presents the extent and effects of malaria and how it can be prevented and controlled.”

 
Tagged: Collaboration Project, I Can Make Change
 
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