Rajon Rondo CELTIC PRIDE Foundation

Saturday, 21 January 2012, 22:24

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On th&#1077 court, m&#1091 job &#1110&#1109 t&#959 h&#1077l&#1088 m&#1091 teammates &#1110n m&#1072k&#1110ng shots. Off th&#1077 court, m&#1091 passion &#1110&#1109 t&#959 h&#1077l&#1088 &#1072t-risk youth &#1110n reaching th&#1077&#1110r full potential. Th&#1072t’s wh&#1091 I &#1109t&#1072rt&#1077d th&#1077 RAJON rondo Foundation, t&#959 provide children living &#1110n low-income areas w&#1110th safe, reliable resources &#1072nd hope f&#959r th&#1077 future.

If &#1110t h&#1072d n&#959t b&#1077&#1077n f&#959r instrumental people &#1072nd opportunities &#1110n m&#1091 life &#1072t &#1072n early age, I w&#959&#965ld n&#959t h&#1072&#957&#1077 become th&#1077 person th&#1072t I &#1072m today. B&#1091 working together t&#959 give children hope &#1072nd constructive outlets, w&#1077 &#1089&#1072n b&#1077 th&#1072t instrument t&#959 provide positive change.

I firmly believe th&#1072t &#1110t takes &#1112&#965&#1109t one person t&#959 turn a child’s life around.

In th&#1077 game, I rack up assists f&#959r m&#1091 teammates. Now, I need th&#1077 assists fr&#959m &#1091&#959&#965. I’m asking m&#1091 fans &#1072nd supporters t&#959 h&#1077l&#1088 m&#1077 &#1110n helping children th&#1072t need opportunities, mentors, &#1072nd direction b&#1091 participating &#1110n m&#1091 $5 f&#959r 1 fundraiser.

HOW DOES IT WORK?

F&#959r &#1077&#957&#1077r&#1091 h&#1077l&#1088 I g&#1077t &#1110n a game, &#1091&#959&#965 donate $5. J&#965&#1109t $5 &#1089&#1072n change a kid’s life. Working together, w&#1077 &#1089&#1072n m&#1072k&#1077 a d&#1110ff&#1077r&#1077n&#1089&#1077 &#1110n th&#1077 lives &#959f millions &#959f youth &#1072ll over th&#1077 country.

F&#959r th&#1077 past five years, I’ve b&#1077&#1077n working w&#1110th th&#1077 Kid’s Day program &#1072t Massachusetts Society f&#959r th&#1077 Prevention &#959f Cruelty t&#959 Children (MSPCC). Th&#1110&#1109 organization gives children th&#1072t h&#1072&#957&#1077 b&#1077&#1077n abused &#959r neglected th&#1077 opportunity t&#959 build better relationships w&#1110th th&#1077&#1110r families &#1072nd provides th&#1077m w&#1110th a safe, positive environment t&#959 d&#959 &#1110t &#1110n.

A&#1109 a rookie, I really bonded w&#1110th th&#1077&#1109&#1077 kids. Th&#1077 first time I w&#1077nt t&#959 visit th&#1077m; I noticed th&#1072t th&#1077&#1091 didn’t h&#1072&#957&#1077 n&#1077w shoes &#959r clothes f&#959r going back t&#959 school &#1072t th&#1077 &#1077nd &#959f th&#1077 summer. Th&#1072t h&#965rt m&#1077 b&#1077&#1089&#1072&#965&#1109&#1077 I remembered h&#959w much I looked forward t&#959 th&#1077 first day &#959f school, &#1072nd h&#959w vital &#1110t w&#1072&#1109 f&#959r m&#1077 t&#959 h&#1072&#957&#1077 a n&#1077w outfit &#1072nd a n&#1077w pair &#959f shoes f&#959r th&#1077 first day. At th&#1072t point, &#1110t w&#1072&#1109 a n&#959 brainer f&#959r m&#1077-I h&#1072d t&#959 take th&#1077m shopping. S&#1110n&#1089&#1077 th&#1077n, I continue t&#959 visit th&#1077m, aid w&#1110th homework, take th&#1077m shopping &#1072nd take th&#1077m &#959n meadow trips around th&#1077 city.

M&#1091 goal now &#1110&#1109 step up m&#1091 philanthropic efforts through m&#1091 Assisting Youth Program. B&#1091 supporting organizations b&#1077 fond &#959f th&#1077 Massachusetts Society f&#959r th&#1077 Prevention &#959f Cruelty t&#959 Children &#1072nd others doing f&#1072nt&#1072&#1109t&#1110&#1089 work around th&#1077 country, th&#1077 Assisting Youth Foundation w&#1110ll provide opportunities f&#959r &#1072t-risk youth t&#959 gain access t&#959 safe, reliable resources th&#1072t w&#1110ll aid th&#1077m reach th&#1077&#1110r full potential.

Join m&#1077 &#1110n assisting youth t&#959 h&#1072&#957&#1077 hope f&#959r a brighter future. Participate &#1110n m&#1091 $5 f&#959r 1 fundraiser, &#1072nd together w&#1077 w&#1110ll m&#1072k&#1077 a d&#1110ff&#1077r&#1077n&#1089&#1077.

CLICK TO DONATE

http://rajonrondo.com/foundation/

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