The Britto Agency
The Britto Agency
NEW YORK, NY – November 19, 2012– Newly acquired Philadelphia 76er Forward-Guard, Dorell Wright, has not only brought his raw talent and leadership to Philadelphia but a philanthropic heart and a desire to positively impact his community on and off the court as well. The D Wright Way Foundation will partner with Philadelphia Radio One stations Power 100.3, Praise 103.9, and Hot 107.9, to impact over 1000 citizens during the 1st Annual Thanks & Giving Community Dinner in the City of Brotherly Love. Commencing on Tuesday, November 20th, 2012 at 1:00pm, listeners are invited to meet Dorell at Major Events Banquet Facility located at 5075 Lancaster Avenue and will be presented with the opportunity to receive one of 500 gifted Turkeys. Thanksgiving Eve, Wednesday, November 21st, 2012, will bestow 500 attendees at Major Events Banquet Facility with a Thanksgiving feast. Throughout the event, patrons are invited to celebrate this holiday with their loved ones over a meal encompassing all of the traditional Holiday trimmings. On site, will be Radio One personalities MoShay LaRen and Izzo presenting exciting giveaways throughout the afternoon.
With the availability of a prepared meal on the holiday, the Annual Thanks & Giving Community Dinner will be a welcomed comfort for disadvantaged families. Around the country, many are still experiencing economic hardships. These generous contributions from the D Wright Way Foundation and Radio One will instill joy and cheer into the hearts of many while fulfilling their intrinsic desire to support those in need.
Wright shared, “Everyday I am in awe of and touched by the unwavering support I receive from my fans and my new community. Through the D Wright Way Foundation, and its programs, I have realized the importance of giving back to the community. Without my fans and those who champion me, I wouldn’t be blessed to be in the position I am today. I am humbled that I can provide and be of support to my new home town.”
With the D Wright Way Foundation, Dorell ensures that the needs of the whole child are met through the development of programs and support of community based organizations that foster excellence in the area’s of health, education and social well being within urban and ethnically diverse communities. Looking to serve inner-city communities and underserved youth, through the works of his D Wright Way Foundation, Dorell has been inspired to work within his new community of Philadelphia to feed and nurture those in need.
To learn more about the festivities or how to become involved with the D Wright Way Foundation, please make sure to follow us on Twitter!
Dorell Wright Twitter: @DWRIGHTWAY1
D Wright Way Foundation Twitter: @DWrightWayFDN
Power 100.3 Twitter: @Hot1079Philly
Praise 103.9 Twitter: @Praise1039
Hot 107.9 Twitter: @Hot1079Philly
ABOUT DORELL WRIGHT:
Dorell Wright, NBA Forward-Guard, was selected 19th overall in the 2004 NBA draft. The legendary Pat Riley, one of the most celebrated coaches of all time, saw Wright’s undeniable potential and athleticism;
For more information, please visit: www.dwrightwayfoundation.org