10 Oct NBA LEGEND ALONZO MOURNING HOLDS PRESS CONFERENCE TO ANNOUNCE CAPITAL CAMPAIGN LAUNCH WITH $2 MILLION GIFT FROM MIKE FERNANDEZ FOR OVERTOWN YOUTH CENTER CONSTRUCTION AND EXPANSION
MIAMI, FL – October 10, 2017 – NBA LEGEND ALONZO MOURNING, THE MOURNING FAMILY FOUNDATION and THE OVERTOWN YOUTH CENTER are proud to announce the launch of the Capital Campaign to construct and expand the Overtown Youth Center at the press conference on October 18, 2017. A $2 Million gift from Capital Campaign Chair, Miguel B. “Mike” Fernandez, makes the launch possible. The gift represents a 20 percent cornerstone of the $15 million capital campaign. The press conference will take place at the Overtown Youth Center located at 450 NW 14th Street, Miami, FL 33136 and will begin at 10:30 a.m.
NBA Legend Alonzo Mourning, Mourning Family Foundation and Overtown Youth Center
Press Conference – Capital Campaign Launch
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Overtown Youth Center
450 NW 14th Street
Miami, FL 33136
Miguel B. “Mike” Fernandez is a health care industry businessman, investor and philanthropist. He is also the founder of MBF Healthcare Partners, a private equity firm founded in 2005 in Coral Gables, Florida.
Our main GOAL is to be an integral part of the community that promotes lifelong learning and success for our inner-city youth and citizens. Our VISION is to expose youth to numerous resources and opportunities that will aid in their educational and social development so they will ultimately become positive contributing citizens (PCCs). Our MISSION is to inspire and empower youth and families by fostering hope through enrichment services.
ABOUT THE MOURNING FAMILY FOUNDATION:
The Mourning Family Foundation is a nonprofit organization founded by Tracy and Alonzo Mourning that focuses on youth development through advocacy, education and enrichment. Since 1997, the Mourning Family Foundation has served thousands of children and their families by raising over $25 million to support various youth development programs, including the Overtown Youth Center and Honey Shine programs. By providing educational and extracurricular activities, MFF has helped to change the trajectory for hundreds of young people from South Florida’s disenfranchised communities.