LOS ANGELES, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mike Tyson has launched acrowdfunding campaign to raise money for homeless and underprivileged kids.Tyson, a former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world, has decided tomake his vision into a reality by turning to crowdfunding and offering to watch a ringside fight,among other things, with a generous contributor.(Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120814/LA56972LOGO)"I was one of those kids once and I became who I am today because someone believed in me andgave me an opportunity. These kids deserve the same opportunity and same chance I was blessedwith," says Tyson.The Mike Tyson Cares Foundation was created to provide healthcare, shelter, mentoring, and jobplacement assistance. Their goal is to open Mike Tyson Cares organizations all over the country, andeventually have a Mike Tyson Foundation in every city.Mike Tyson Cares had their official launch event December 7
, 2012 in Las Vegas at Tabu Lounge.Celebrities from all over attended to help support "Tyson's Kids" including celebrity DJ AngieMartinez, Claire Sinclair , Carla Pellegrino , and Sugar Ray Leonard .Tyson has partnered up with When You Wish in order to bring his dreams to life. When You Wishhas pledged to donate their fee to the Mike Tyson Cares Foundation. Join the foundation in helpingthe homeless youth, and score yourself a signed pair of boxing gloves, atwww.whenyouwish.com/mike-tyson-cares.
About Mike Tyson Cares
The mission of the Mike Tyson Cares Foundation is to
"give kids a fighting chance"
by providinginnovative centers that provide for the comprehensive needs of kids from broken homes. In additionfinancial support and / or services may be provided to other charitable organizations that emulateand further the mission of the Mike Tyson Cares Foundation.
About When You Wish
Founded in February 2011,http://www.whenyouwish.comis one of the oldest internationalcrowdfunding websites. The site is available in native-language user experience to over 940 millionpeople worldwide. The company's board of advisors is comprised of leaders in their respective fieldsand includes: John Mackey (Whole Foods Market), Zelda Marzec (Los Angeles-based investmentadvisor), Charles Annenberg (Annenberg Foundation), Drew Nicholson (Intel Corporation), and CarlEsposti (CrowdSourcing.org).CONTACT: Lee Andrews ,email@example.comSOURCE When You Wish
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