Events & News
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR
2012-2013 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
Living Waters – Trauma Recovery Home
Hurting Girls – a safe place to call home!
West LV Arts Center – UMOJA Boys Mentoring Program
Spread the Word Nevada book program
Spread the Word 2148 Books
Junior Achievement of NJ
LV Homeless Youth (NPHY)
Roselle Book Jam
LV Boys and Girls Club
July – August – September 2008 – 2009
|Feeding Those Less Fortunate|
The Foundation contributed a total of 1200 meals to the 4000/5000 feeding program in Las Vegas. This program involves outreach to families, veterans, and homeless in need of a nutritious meal.
December 2008 – May 2009
The Foundation donated 995 books to “Kids to Kids,” a program of
Spread The Word Nevada.
The programs goal is to promote literacy and to make it possible for all of Nevada’s children to discover the magic of books!
The books were distributed to the students at Elbert Edwards elementary school on December 18,2008 and Dean Petersen elementary school on May 21, 2009.
August 2008 – August 2009
Project Read: Celebrating Literacy
The Budding Ivey Foundation
Distributed 1,529 Books to the Roselle Youth
THE BUDDING IVEY FOUNDATION held a book drive at city Hall in Roselle, NJ on August 29th, 2008 and August 27, 2009 in conjunction with Roselle’s annual Free School Supply Give- Away presented by Mayor Garrett Smith.
Roselle is the hometown of Bud, Pam and Phil Ivey.
The book drive is an effort to increase literacy awareness and meet our goal in assuring all children have a home library of books they will love to read!
THE FOUNDATION IS PLANNING ANOTHER BOOK DRIVE IN 2010
FOR THE YOUTH IN LAS VEGAS AND ROSELLE
The World Series of Barbecue and Budding Ivey Game Night Celebration raises a combined total of $260,000!
The well known charity poker tournament, hosted by Phil Ivey on July 1, 2008 at the fabulous Golden Nugget pool – The Tank, was a huge success and fun for everyone who attended. Major players joined Phil in raising money for The Budding Ivey Foundation, and other participating organizations.
“We want to thank all of you for supporting the foundation and look forward to your continued support in helping us meet the educational needs of the at-risk children and their families,” said LaTosha Perry, Vice-President of Operations.
Perry reported that contributions also went toward the following enrichment programs:
- Empowered To Excel (reserve account)
- MSCDC re-development project in Linden, NJ
- MFM – youth ministry
- Living Waters -women and girls outreach
- Northern Educational Services, Inc. (NES)
- The 4000/5000 Feeding Program
“There are many other programs in need; please continue to lend your support. One person can make a difference!” she said, expressing her thanks.