Dream Makers Youth Foundation Teams With Atlanta Dream for 9th Annual Wheelchair Basketball Jam

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    Dream Makers Youth Foundation (DMYF) has teamed up with the WNBA Atlanta Dream for the 9th Annual Celebrity Wheelchair Basketball Jam in its continued effort to promote the well-being of children with special needs and their families.

    This year’s event will take place at Philips Arena on Sunday, Aug. 18, immediately following Atlanta Dream’s home game against the Washington Mystics.

    The Celebrity Wheelchair Basketball Jam is a yearly event hosted by the organization to help raise awareness about the abilities of disabled athletes. It will consists of fast-paced competitive games of wheelchair basketball with local celebrities playing in loaner chairs with and against disabled athletes, as well as special-needs children and adults.

    Along with the game there will be food, fun, music and other activities including special guest performances. Funds raised from this event will help DMYF continue to provide opportunities for disabled youth to stay active and live healthy lifestyles.

    General admission tickets are $15 (enter special offer code: DMYF) and includes admission to both the Atlanta Dream vs. Washington Mystics game and the Wheelchair Basketball Jam. Partial proceeds are also donated to the Dream Makers Youth Foundation.

    For more information, to purchase tickets, or to become a sponsor and receive exposure in front of an estimated crowd of 8,000 Atlanta Dream fans, please visit http://www.dmyf.info or contact Nikki Wilson @ 678-398-6693 or info@dmyf.info.

    DMYF is a non-profit organization that provides educational and recreational opportunities for children with cognitive disabilities throughout Metropolitan Atlanta. Dream Makers currently offers tutorial services, tennis lessons, and a summer camp for children with mild to moderate intellectual delays, such as Downs Syndrome, Autism and Mental Retardation. For more information, visit our website at: http://www.dmyf.info

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