New York, NY, March 23, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- The Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation, Inc (TFMJF) is proud to announce its first annual “Fight for Our Future” benefit dinner which will take place Friday, April 2 at MGM Grand’s Premier Ballroom beginning at 6:00 p.m. PT.
The evening will include entertainment, a silent auction and some special invited guests. Additionally, TFMJF will recognize an exemplary individual who has served the Las Vegas community through their charitable efforts.
“The purpose of this dinner is to continue to make strides toward helping our community,” said Mayweather, boxing superstar and Founder of TFMJF. “We realize that we must do our part in order to make an impact. By holding this special event, we are getting one step closer to taking the necessary steps to overcome the obstacles our community is faced with everyday.”
Founded in 2007, TFMJF has endeavored to empower and encourage community alliances, impact youth leadership and strengthen family foundations through community development, entrepreneurialism and education. The proceeds from the benefit dinner will be allocated among the various program funds in the areas of education, community outreach, mentoring programs and a youth summer camp.
“Boxing is my livelihood, but helping the community is my passion,” Mayweather continued. “This dinner is the first of many events to highlight and support the mission of The Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation. I hope that through the Foundation we can set the bar high in making an impact in the community.”