Knicks and Garden of Dreams Host a 'Day of Giving' and Donate 200 Thanksgiving Dinners

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Jared Jeffries, Malik Rose, Nate Robinson, and Wilson Chandler team up with Garden of Dreams Foundation to help families in need at The Children's Aid Society

Contact: New York Knicks Public Relations, 212-465-6471

NEW YORK, November 15, 2007 – The New York Knicks and the Garden of Dreams Foundation will host a 'Day of Giving' at The Children's Aid Society's Dunlevy Milbank Center in Harlem. Knicks’ forward Jared Jeffries will donate Thanksgiving dinners to 200 families in need.

The event will include a festive pizza party filled with music by DJ Hill, dancing and interactive play with the Knicks Groove Truck for 200 kids. During the party, kids will help Jared Jeffries, Malik Rose, Nate Robinson and Wilson Chandler pack bags of food for the families for the holidays. The event will culminate with the distribution of food to the families served by The Children’s Aid Society. All of the children attending the party will also receive a gift bag from the Garden of Dreams Foundation.

WHO:
Knick Veterans: Jared Jeffries, Malik Rose and Nate Robinson
Knicks Rookie Wilson Chandler
Garden of Dreams Foundation
DJ Hill

WHAT:
Jared Jeffries, Knicks and Garden of Dreams Host ‘Day of Giving’ at Children’s Aid Society – Donate 200 Thanksgiving Dinners

WHERE:
The Children’s Aid Society’s Dunlevy Milbank Center
14-32 West 118th Street, Between Lenox and Fifth Avenues
Harlem, NY

WHEN:
Monday – November 19, 2007 – 4:00 p.m.

The Garden of Dreams Foundation is a non profit charity that works closely with all areas of Madison Square Garden, including the Knicks, Rangers, Liberty, MSG Entertainment, MSG Media and fuse to "make dreams come true for kids in crisis". Garden of Dreams partners with local children's hospitals, "wish" organizations and community-based organizations to build on-going, unforgettable programs for children in the tri-state area who are suffering from devastating illness, homelessness, abuse, hunger, extreme poverty and tragedy.

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