UNITY ACROSS THE TRINITY: Dallas Chapter of the National Retired Basketball Players Association Agrees to Donate $2K Towards programs for the Fort Worth Midnight Basketball League Program (http://amblp.com). Former NBA Players to Serve As Life Coaches for young people between the ages of 13 to 25. “Midnight Basketball is a great prevention and intervention program and we are glad to partner with leaders in Fort Worth to make sure children receive the proper supportive services,” says, Willie Davis, President of the Dallas Chapter (http://www.legendsofbasketball.com/chapters/dallas/president/).
Organizers hope to begin programs by the holidays.
“We understand that basketball is a valuable tool to help motivate our young folks, however the services offered through our clearinghouse best practices in treatment, prevention and intervention strategies is what is going to help get them back on track,” says, Rev. Kyev Tatum, lead strategist for the initiative.