Nicole Remini, sister of King of Queens star Leah Remini, is working with the World Ventures Foundation and the Long Beach Boys and Girls Club to develop a state-of-the-art basketball court in inner city LA.
Nicole’s Dream Court would serve underprivileged youths in an area where 83 percent of children live below the poverty line. Her famous sister Leah caught wind of Nicole’s passion project and she jumped in to help.
Nicole says “We haven’t met our goals yet but with Leah’s help, and a recent donation from Chelsea Handler we are a step closer. My goal is to have this done before the school year begins.”
Me and my beautiful sistersPosted by Nicole Bella Remini on Thursday, September 18, 2014
Me and my beautiful sisters
When completed, the court will be dedicated to KeShawn Brooks, a 15-year-old boy who was violently murdered in the area this past March. “It would be a court that would bring the community together and give the children a safe place out of the way of gang members to play and just be kids,” Nicole tells Closer of the project.
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She initiated a fundraiser and has campaigned for donations and she hopes to have the court completed by the time school starts in September, but even with names like Chelsea and Leah on her team she still has a long way to go before reaching her $65,000 goal.
To learn more about donating to Nicole’s Dream Court, visit her fundraising page.
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