Nazr Mohammed is about to make a lot of Chicago kids happy

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Nazr Mohammed in his return to his native city last season to play for the Bulls held a charitable event to raise funds for capital improvements at his old high school, Kenwood.

The Nazr Mohammed Foundation 2nd Annual Fundraiser

The 2nd Annual Nazr Mohammed Foundation Fundraiser will be held this Friday, Aug. 9, at Pazzo’s (311 S. Wacker, Chicago, IL).

That fundraiser was such a success that Mohammed is conducting his second annual this Friday, again at Pazzo’s, 311 S. Wacker, starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $75 at NazrMohammed.com and $100 at the door. Among the events will be auctions of celebrity memorabilia, including an authenticated signed Michael Jordan jersey from the 1997-98 championship season.

There’ll be a raffle with proceeds going again to Kenwood. But Mohammed is expanding the event to raise funds for three charities/civic organizations his NazrMohammed foundation will be supporting. In addition, he’ll be raising funds for a new program of his called The Village Project to hold a retreat for 100 Chicago high school students aged 14 through 18 to further positive role models in the community.

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