FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Torrey Smith, wide receiver for the San Francisco 49ers and founder of the Torrey Smith Foundation, hosts the 5th Annual Torrey Smith Charity Basketball Game at Royal Farms Arena on Saturday, April 2nd at 3:00 pm.
Smith along with several current and former NFL players and local celebrities will participate in a friendly basketball game, all in the name of charity. In addition to the game, there will be a Fan Zone, giveaways, live entertainment during halftime, and fun for the entire family. Past celebrities in attendance include players like Smith, Anquan Boldin, Joe Flacco, Joe Haden, Jacoby Jones, Lardarius Webb, and many more. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Torrey Smith Foundation.
Torrey will be awarding four college scholarships in his late brother Tevin Jones’ name and memory.
This is Smith’s fifth Charity Basketball Game. “It’s my favorite Foundation Event,” says Smith. “We’ve been getting bigger and better. We used to hold it in my hometown, and two years ago we were at my alma mater, University of Maryland, and this year we wanted to bring it to Baltimore.”
“Chanel and I are excited to be hosting the game in Baltimore,” Smith comments. “This is our first big event since heading out West. We look forward to seeing a lot of familiar faces.”
Premiere Sponsors include 98Rock/WBAL, Under Armour, 92Q, Mountain Dew, Frito-Lay, Silverman, Thompson, Slutkin & White, LLC, MCS Services, Inc., Acton Mobile Industries, Shoe City, Rosenhaus Sports Representation, ClearView Group, LLC, Papa John’s, Pixilated and Jimmy’s Famous Seafood.
Tickets for the Torrey Smith Charity Basketball game begin at $15. They are available online at RoyalFarmsArena.com or by visiting the Royal Farms Arena box office. Group discounts are available for the game. Please contact the Royal Farms Arena Group Sales Department for more details at 410-347-2006 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Doors open at 2:00 p.m., tipoff is at 3:00 p.m.
**Please note: there will be no allotted time for autographs at this event.
ABOUT THE TORREY SMITH FOUNDATION:
The mission is to provide youth with the tools they need to identify, unleash and reach their full potential. Regardless of the circumstances into which a child is born, the neighborhood in which they are raised, the obstacles they must navigate and the challenges they must overcome, all youth should be given the tools they need to build a strong foundation for a life of success and purpose. For more information, visit torreysmith.org.