Big Tigger, co-host of BET’s 106th & Park and BET Style and host of the internationally syndicated radio program Live In the Den with Big Tigger, will kick off the fifth season of Big Tigger’s Celebrity Classic this summer.
The annual occasion, presented by Big Tigger’s Street Corner Foundation Inc., is designed to raise funds and heighten public awareness of HIV/AIDS.
The main event for the celebrity weekend is the popular All Star Celebrity Basketball Game, which will be held June 17.
The game features celebrities such as Anthony Anderson, Lil’ Mo, Floetry, Lyfe Jennings, Melyssa Ford and Vivica A. Fox.
Other events include Youth Sports Festival, Celebrity Panel Discussion, Cocktail Party & Silent Auction, Pre Party Testing Initiative, Sponsors VIP Luncheon, WPGC Block party and celebrity parties.
The goal of the star-studded weekend is to distribute a minimum $50,000 worth of grants and donations to worthy grassroots charitable organizations, including Pediatric AIDS/HIV Care and Metro TeenAIDS.
Corporate sponsors of Big Tigger’s 5th Annual Celebrity Classic include AUDI/Volkswagen, American Airlines, BET Rap It Up, Brand Jordan, Head Gear, Hypnotiq, VitaminWater, New Era Cap, Amerigroup Corporation, NABB and Downtown Locker Room.
The Street Corner Foundation (SCF) is a client centered non-profit organization that addresses the needs and well-being of people living with HIV/AIDS.
Big Tigger’s 5th Annual Celebrity Classic will be held June 15-18 in Washington, D.C.