Atlanta, Ga (November 16, 2015) - FreeWishes (foundation of Billboard chart-topping recording artist Future) along with Making Wishes Matter (foundation of award-winning producer Mike WiLL Made-It), join forces to celebrate the third Annual Senior Citizen Thanksgiving Dinner and Youth Christmas Coat Drive. FreeWishes and the Making Wishes Matter Foundation are looking to make this year's series of events the biggest yet, with a goal of impacting the lives of hundreds of senior citizens and youth in their hometown of Atlanta, Georgia. The third annual Senior Citizen Thanksgiving Dinner takes place on November 21st and the Christmas Extravaganza and Community Coat Drive will take place on December 20th for underprivileged Atlanta children and families.
Both natives to Atlanta, Future and Mike WiLL Made-It have made charity a central mission of their work with their annual philanthropic efforts. This year, they have partnered with national brands including Black Celebrity Giving, Radio One, WalMart, Atlanta Music Project and the Community Compilation to raise donations for their events. The Senior Citizen's Thanksgiving Dinner will gather Seniors from the YMCA's across the city of Atlanta, treat them to a night filled with dinner and dancing and gift them with complete Thanksgiving dinners to take home. The Holiday Extravaganza will target hundreds of youth, youth homes, and more for a Winter Wonderland where they will be gifted with brand new coats, toys, and winter items. Both Future and Mike WiLL Made-It will be on-site at each event. For more information visit www.freebandz.com to join the conversation follow @future, @freewishes, @mikewillmadeit with hashtag #FreeWishes #MakingWishesMatter.
About The Mike WiLL Made It "Making Wishes Matter" Foundation
The Mike Will Made It Making Wishes Matter Foundation is a nonprofit organization that strives to make an impact in our community by empowering the youth to discover their talents, assisting less fortunate families, and granting the wishes of individuals within our community.
About Future's "FreeWishes" Foundation
FreeWishes is a nonprofit organization who is committed to being a beacon of light in the community by Making Dreams Come True.
FreeWishes and the Making Wishes Matter Foundation Are Accepting Donations For The Upcoming Holiday Events.
1. November 17, 2015 : FreeWishes and Making Wishes Matter City Wide Donation Drive
Make a Thanksgiving Donation at your local Walmart this Tuesday, November 17thfor the upcoming Senior Citizen. Also, HOT 107.9FM will be on-site the MLK Walmart location for a live radio remote with some of your favorite radio personalities.
Turkey, Fresh Collard Greens, Elbow Macaroni, Corn Bread, Cornbread Stuffing and Cranberry Sauce.
Drop Off Bin Locations:
- Walmart (Cascade)
- Walmart (MLK)
- Walmart (Howell Mill)
Special Thanks To:
2. November 21, 2015 : Senior Citizen Thanksgiving Dinner
Private location, serving over 300 senior citizens throughout the city of Atlanta.
3. December,20 2015 : Holiday Extravaganza/ Coat Drive
Winter Items, Scarves, Gloves, Hats, and Toys
Drop Off Locations: TBA
The Garner Circle PR
Latoya Chambliss | P: 850-443-1601
Nicole Garner Scott | P: 770-256-1800
Want to get involved? Please contact Latoya Chambliss at accountexecutive@
thegarnercircle.com for more information on donating to the cause, becoming a sponsor or to set up an interview.