14th Annual Charity Basketball Event
Join us for a full day of fun that goes to a great cause.
The Shannon Daley Memorial Fund is proud to announce its 14th Annual Charity Basketball Event. The Readington Teachers and Readington Men’s All Star Team will once again take on the world renowned Harlem Wizards.
The Harlem Wizards are one of the greatest basketball show-team organizations to ever “lace it up and let ’em fly.” Each event at which the Harlem Wizards perform offers a rare combination of individual athleticism, teamwork, and entertainment for every fan in attendance.
The Shannon Daley Memorial Fund mission is to assist local families facing financial hardship due to a child battling a serious ailment. The first recipient is 20 year old Zippy Cimino from Neshanic Station who has Stage 4 Diffuse Large B Non Hodgkin Lymphoma. The second recipient is 2 year old Genavieve Medina from Milford who suffered a brain hemorrhage en utero which caused permanent brain damage and hydrocephalus. The third recipient is 3 year old Orianna Berry from Readington Township who had Vascular Septal Disorder (VSD) and Double Chamber Right Ventricle (DCRV).
The event will be held Wednesday March 4th, 2015 at Hunterdon Central Regional High School Fieldhouse in Flemington, New Jersey. Game time is 7:00 PM. Hunterdon Central Regional High School is located on Route 31 in Flemington. For further directions call (908) 782-5727.
We also have business opportunities for advertisers. More than a thousand spectators attend and we are anticipating another sellout. Ad rates are as follows: Full Page $1,000 Half page $500 Quarter page $250. All donations of $50 or more will be noted in the Program.
Tickets for the game are $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12 in advance. All tickets are $10 at the door. Donations can also be made directly to the above address at any time.
Tickets are also available at:
- Darrow’s Sporting Edge – (908) 534-2838
- Sneakers Plus – (908) 788-2921
- Mr. Clymer – (908) 283-6738
How We Use Donations
Paying Medical Expenses
Times can be tough, and when you’re trying to be strong for your children, it can be quite a challenge to stay afloat financially. We want to help Readington Township families and their sickly children so that they may live a wonderful life.
Improving Quality of Life
Sometimes something small can make a big impact. Whether it’s retrofitting a van or buying a child a wheelchair, we try to help our recipients in ways that can most make their lives easier.
Help Parents do What They Do Best.
It’s not easy to be a parent, and everyone could use a helping hand. Coupled with a serious illness of your child, a family can be saddled with a host of problems- finance issues, stress, and more. We are here to help Readington Township residents, and one of the ways we have done so is by paying mortgages to allow a parent to stay home with their sick child. It’s hard to stay afloat, and we understand.
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The Shannon Daley Memorial Fund is an IRS approved and officially recognized non-profit 501(c)(3) charity, employer ID# 73-1643177
All proceeds are designed to go to recipients (with limited funds remaining in account for emergencies). League members, family, and friends all perform work strictly on a volunteer basis.