Watch A Fight Ringside with Mike Tyson
Give Homeless Kids a Fighting Chance
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 12, 2013
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mike Tyson has launched a
crowdfunding campaign to raise money for homeless and underprivileged kids.
Tyson, a former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world, has decided to
make his vision into a reality by turning to crowdfunding and offering to
watch a ringside fight, among other things, with a generous contributor.
"I was one of those kids once and I became who I am today because someone
believed in me and gave me an opportunity. These kids deserve the same
opportunity and same chance I was blessed with," says Tyson.
The Mike Tyson Cares Foundation was created to provide healthcare, shelter,
mentoring, and job placement assistance. Their goal is to open Mike Tyson
Cares organizations all over the country, and eventually have a Mike Tyson
Foundation in every city.
Mike Tyson Cares had their official launch event December 7^th , 2012 in Las
Vegas at Tabu Lounge. Celebrities from all over attended to help support
"Tyson's Kids" including celebrity DJ Angie Martinez, 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 Wish has pledged to donate their fee to the Mike Tyson Cares
Foundation. Join the foundation in helping the homeless youth, and score
yourself a signed pair of boxing gloves, at
About Mike Tyson Cares
The mission of the Mike Tyson Cares Foundation is to"give kids a fighting
chance"by providing innovative centers that provide for the comprehensive
needs of kids from broken homes. In addition financial support and / or
services may be provided to other charitable organizations that emulate and
further the mission of the Mike Tyson Cares Foundation.
About When You Wish
Founded inFebruary 2011,http://www.whenyouwish.comis one of the oldest
international crowdfunding websites. The site is available in native-language
user experience to over 940 million people worldwide. The company's board of
advisors is comprised of leaders in their respective fields and includes:John
Mackey(Whole Foods Market),Zelda Marzec(Los Angeles-based investment
advisor),Charles Annenberg(Annenberg Foundation),Drew Nicholson(Intel
Corporation), andCarl Esposti(CrowdSourcing.org).
CONTACT: Lee Andrews,firstname.lastname@example.org
SOURCE When You Wish
Contact: Lee Andrews, +1-661-904-0940
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