Big Tigger's Celebrity Classic Focuses On Aids Awareness

Radio personality/BET

co-host Big Tigger has teamed up with the Street Corner Foundation, Inc. to present

Big Tigger's 4th Annual Celebrity Classic in Washington D.C. , an event designed

to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS.

Taking place from June 17-19, the weekend event aims to stop

the spread of HIV/AIDS among young adults, minorities and women in the nation's


“It’s the biggest weekend in D.C., second only to

Howard’s [University] homecoming,” Tigger told “We

are going to have all of your favorite celebrities and athletes come together

to fight HIV and AIDS.”

Some of Tigger’s celebrity friends include Allen Iverson,

Terrell Owens, Juvenile, DJ Clue, Loon, Vivica Fox, Carmelo Anthony, with more

to be announced this week.

In addition to raising funds for HIV/AIDS, organizers and participants

in the event hope to increase public awareness of the deadly disease that has

plagued numerous communities.

The charitable

beneficiaries of the event include Pediatric AIDS/HIV Care, Metro TeenAIDS,

and the Street Corner Foundation, Inc., an organization dedicated to empowering

urban neighborhoods.