---Former Duke University Men's Basketball star and current NBA Los Angeles Lakers guard collects sneakers for children in need--
Durham, NC, February 17, 2013. Los Angeles Lakers guard Chris Duhon's Stand Tall Foundation (CDSTF) announces its 6th stop of the Sneakers-2-Succeed campaign in partnership with the Art of Stepping Foundation (AOSF). This event will be hosted at Duke University's Cameron Stadium - Saturday, March 2nd, beginning at 12:00 p.m. prior to the Duke Men's basketball game against Miami.
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The Sneakers-2-Succeed campaign (SÂ²) is a year-long campaign that will collect new or gently used sneakers for children in need throughout the United States. The sneakers collected at this event will be donated to homeless children in Durham.
Thanks to the partnership with Duke University Men's Basketball program, drop-off bins will be set up along the entrance of Cameron Indoor prior to tip-off on Saturday, March 2nd. A half-time presentation will take place of the collected sneakers along with any monetary donations thanks to the support of local businesses.
"It was only natural that we would partner up with Duke University and bring forth the Sneakers-2-Succeed campaign to Durham", said Chris Duhon. "Duke means a lot to me, and I am so grateful that we can all team up to help these children in need."
The (SÂ²) campaign will continue its effort every month thereafter in the following states: New York, New Jersey and Florida and just recently completed California and Indiana.
For more information about the Chris Duhon Stand Tall Foundation and the (SÂ²) campaign, please visit www.ChrisDuhonStandTall.org.
For additional information contact Vivian Harper at Vivian@chrisduhonstandtall.org or (985) 774-7449
Chris Duhon Stand Tall Foundation - Every day is an opportunity to contribute to the quality of a child's life, through recreation, education and welfare. Chris Duhon Stand Tall Foundation is committed to building up children who are the foundation of our communities. We believe an educated child has unlimited possibilities and it is our desire to serve the community in ways that are significant and will directly benefit the community's most valued citizens, children and youth.
Art of Steppingâ¢ is a national organization that provides interactive and exclusive curriculum based programs that teach stepping through mathematical formulas. The organization is owned by Remo Production, Inc. and founded by Jessica "REMO" Saul. AOS currently has operations in New York, Los Angeles, and Illinois. AOS is the 1st organization in the nation to set about building a nationwide K-12 curriculum based after-school stepping program which focuses on: Fighting Childhood Obesity and Learning Mathematics via the Art of Steppingâ¢.
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