Former NBA Heavyweight Champion China “The Dragon” Smith 33-4 (26) in association with a Bradenton Home Builder will be hosting a toy drive to benefit underprivileged children. The event is taking place December 1 and will be held at Robert Harris Homes which is located at 222 63rd Dr in East Bradenton, Florida.
Children who bring and donate new toys will get to meet and greet China as well as receive an autographed photo. Food, refreshments, and games will be available. “I want to inspire kids to stay in school, respect their parents, and keep their faith, no matter how tough life gets”, said Smith. Those interested in attending can contact Gail Vieira at 914-713-5685/941-487-2847
China Smith’s nonprofit organization, China Smith and Friends Inc, focuses on character building, self-esteem, and discipline to succeed in life. Their mission is to instill the most essential and fundamental values needed to help strengthen children’s physical and mental performance. All donations made to the China Smith and Friends organization are tax-deductible.