Hoops for Horton's Kids, Feb. 17-19
MBA students at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will host the 23nd annual Ultimate 4 Basketball Tournament on February 17-19 to benefit local charity Horton’s Kids. A representative from Horton’s Kids, along with children from Washington D.C.’s Ward 8, will accept the donation from the students on Sunday, February 19.
Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is a premier business school located at the center of world politics and business in Washington, D.C. Some 1,400 undergraduates, 1,000 MBA students, and 500 participants in executive education programs study business with an intensive focus on leadership and a global perspective. Founded in 1957, the business school today resides in the new Rafik B. Hariri Building, a state-of-the-art facility that blends the tradition of Georgetown University with forward-thinking functionality. For more information about Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, visit http://msb.georgetown.edu.
Horton’s Kids, Inc. is Washington, DC-based 501(c)(3) organization that serves more than 150 children and families from the Wellington Park and Stanton Oaks neighborhoods in Ward 8 through a variety of education, enrichment, advocacy, and support programs. Horton’s Kids programs are made possible by more than 500 dedicated volunteers, many of whom work on Capitol Hill. The cornerstone of Horton’s Kids is the weeknight tutoring and mentoring program in the Rayburn House Office Building and the U.S. Department of Education. Other programming includes weekly educational outings, health and basic needs support, summer literacy activities, and emergency food and clothing. More information is available at www.hortonskids.org.