Please join us for the 2016 BasketBALL Gala!

Please join us for a spectacular night as we raise money for local children's charities. The BasketBALL Gala is a black-tie event attended by representatives of the BB&T Classic Tournament teams, their coaches, other sports figures, and business and community leaders.

There will be a raffle with exciting prizes, silent auction filled with sports memorabilia, and an unforgettable band to dance the night away!

Enjoy the sounds of the non-stop and high energy band Party on the Moon!

Children's Charities Foundation Presents this "tip-off" event for the Annual BB&T Classic Tournament Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 6:30pm. It will be hosted at the Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Street, NW, Washington DC 20008.

Silent Auction Donations

Want to donate to the Children’s Charities Foundation’s BasketBALL Gala Auction?

The BasketBALL auction includes exclusive experiences, unique sports memorabilia, art, spa experiences, jewelry, hotel stays, restaurant gift certificates, and many other items. All proceeds from the Silent and Live Auction will benefit at-risk children and youth of the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.

Help Raise Money To Assist Disadvantaged and At-Risk Children.

Thank you in advance for your support in making a difference in the life of a child! Please contact Melinda Cooke at or call 410-456-5931 for questions.

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