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Lamont, Anthony Peterson Host Party For Homeless

IBF Junior Welterweight Champion Lamont Peterson and Anthony Peterson Top Rank Lightweight Contender, in conjunction with the “N.E.E.D Foundation”, will host a holiday party for seven homeless families from the DC General Shelter. The event will take place today from 4-6 pm at the Bald Eagle Recreation Center located at 100 Joliet Street, S.E. There will be more than 40 children attending the event with their parents and each child will receive a number of gifts taken from their own personal wish lists. In addition, all parents will be provided with a $50 gift card. Parents and children will be treated to a catered holiday dinner as well.

WHERE: Bald Eagle Boxing Annex
Headbangers Boxing Gym
100 Joliet Street, S.E.
Washington, DC 20023
WHEN: Saturday, December

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Chief2ndzOnly! on 12-21-2013

[QUOTE=joseph5620;14057966]Because they are not the federal government or a welfare office. There is nothing to criticize here. They helped in a way that most people don't.[/QUOTE] Agreed. I don't think BoJ knows how high the rent is in DC, even…

Comment by joseph5620 on 12-21-2013

[QUOTE=Bushbaby;14057929]Waitaminute here, Now while I usually wouldn't be critical of helping the needy, why throw them a party? Why not get these people an apartment or something useful?[/QUOTE] Because they are not the federal government or a welfare office. There…

Comment by Bushbaby on 12-21-2013

Waitaminute here, Now while I usually wouldn't be critical of helping the needy, why throw them a party? Why not get these people an apartment or something useful?

Comment by sergey.smith on 12-21-2013

Good to see fighters giving back and helping others.

Comment by bojangles1987 on 12-21-2013

They were homeless at one point, right? I imagine this is something close to them.

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