HEAL THE HOOD, INC.
Hurricane Katrina has ravaged New Orleans and the Gulf Coast very badly. The hardest hit areas happen to be the poorest areas. Most of the relief organizations do not get food, water, shelter, and aid directly to the people who need it most inside the ‘hoods. Heal The Hood does!
Please give as much as you can to help the people who were most affected and hurt by this recent disaster.
Additionally, on September 17th, David Banner is organizing a concert with many of his music industry friends in Atlanta, to perform with all profits going towards the hardest hit hurricane victims. (HOSTED BY LIL JON, AND PERFORMING LIVE - DAVID BANNER, NELLY, TI, YOUNG JEEZY, BIG BOI, BUSTA RHYMES ,8BALL AND MJG, 112, LYFE JENNINGS, BOYZ N DA HOOD, D4L,TANGO REDD, LLOYD, TIERRA MARIE AND MORE SURPRISE GUESTS TO COME…. OFFICIAL AFTER PARTIES AT INSOMNIA AND VEGAS NIGHTS TICKETS ON SALE NOW FOR A DONATION OF $25, $40 OR $100.) Please support this event!!
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Heal The Hood Foundation
Heal the Hood Hurricane Relief Concert
ATLANTA, GA (September 15, 2005) – On September 17th, just days away, the always energetic and articulate David Banner is making his mark as the Mississippi hometown hero, as founder of "Heal The Hood Foundation" (www.healthehood.com), by organizing a relief concert for the survivors of Hurricane Katrina. Heal The Hood Hurricane Relief Concert will be held in Atlanta at Philips Arena, doors open at 6:00pm, show starts at 7:00pm, and is supported by many of David Banner’s music industry friends and the assistance of radio’s power house companies, Radio One, Clear Channel, Cumulus Media, Cox Radio and Infinity Broadcasting.
The Heal The Hood Hurricane Relief Concert
Saturday, September 17
Philips Arena; Atlanta, Georgia
Doors open at 6:00 p.m./Show starts at 7:00 p.m.
Tickets ($25, $40, $100) at www.ticketmaster.com or Philips Arena Box Office
Hosted by Lil’ Jon, David Banner will be performing along with his celebrity friends Nelly, T.I., 8Ball and MJG, Young Jeezy, Tango Redd, Lloyd, Ali & Big Gipp, Lyfe, D4L, Boyz N Da Hood, Chopper, 112, Dr. Charles G. Hayes, Canton Jones, and many more have signed up to lend their support to Heal The Hood Hurricane Relief Concert. Just added to the show Busta Rhymes, Big Boi, Teairra Mari, Chingy, Killer Mike, Bubba Sparks and special appearance by Jermaine Dupri. Tickets are available for purchase at www.ticketmaster.com or at the Philips Arena box office. Tickets on sale NOW, tickets have been set for $25, $40 and $100; all profits will be donated to the cause; 1,000 seats will be reserved for the victims of Katrina.
Several corporations are on board to contribute to the victim’s monetary, product-based, transportation and volunteer needs. BellSouth and Toyota are also on board as sponsors of this historical urban event. Heal The Hood Hurricane Relief Concert is also being backed by B.I.G. Face Entertainment, Hosea Feed the Hungry, Mayor Shirley Franklin’s Office, 4 Sho 4 Kids Foundation, and the Shandon Anderson Foundation, which are uniting their services and volunteers to make this event a success. For individuals who would like to give various non-perishable items such as, baby supplies, toiletries, canned goods, and under garments, these items will be collected at Philips Arena, on the day of the show, loaded into tractor trailers and sent directly to Katrina victims. This concert will definitely impact those who truly are in need.
Profits generated and items collected from the Heal the Hood Hurricane Relief Concert will be donated to the hardest hit states that need a great deal of aid, including communities in southern Mississippi, southern Alabama, and New Orleans. The foundation also plans to assist evacuees that have relocated to the following areas: Atlanta, Arkansas, St. Louis and Texas. As a Mississippi-based foundation, Heal The Hood is able to get into the poorest areas to help the people by directly delivering supplies such as food, water, clothing, and necessities not fulfilled by other non-profit organizations.
Special thanks to Russell Simmons, Def Jam, Jive, J-Records, Sony, Universal, Crunk Juice and Arbitron, who have all made donations to the Heal the Hood Foundation Relief Concert.
Those who aren't able to attend the concert are encouraged to make donations through the Heal the Hood Foundation by logging on to www.healthehood.com for details. Heal the Hood Foundation is a Mississippi non-profit corporation in the process of filing for 501(c)(3) tax exempt status.
Tahira Wright, 678.232.0416
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Carla Morrison, 404.815.5667
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