Chauncey Billups summary

NBA Player Chauncey Billups Visit

On April 12, NBA player Chauncey Billups came for a meet-and-greet event at the Hope Street Margolis Family Center on the basketball court.  Hope Street Committee member Shianne Hollander extended this invitation to Mr. Billups on behalf of the children at Hope Street Family Center.  Children, parents, CHMC staff and physcians all received autographs and personal photos with Mr. Billups.  

Chauncey Ray Billups is an American retired professional basketball player who played 17 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). A star at the University of Colorado, he was selected third overall in the 1997 NBA draft by the Boston Celtics. A five-time NBA All-Star and a three-time All-NBA selection, Billups played for the Celtics, Toronto Raptors, Denver Nuggets, Minnesota Timberwolves, Detroit Pistons, New York Knicks, and Los Angeles Clippers during his NBA career. He won the NBA Finals MVP in 2004 after helping the Pistons beat the Los Angeles Lakers in the Finals, and was given the nickname "Mr. Big Shot" for making late-game shots with Detroit. The Pistons retired his No. 1 jersey in 2016.

Telemundo 52

Mother's Powerful Story 

Aired the first week of October, Telemundo 52 shared the story of a mother of three and the impact that Hope Street Family Center had on her family.

WE Day

Hope Street Family Center

On April 7, 2016, the Hope Street Youth Center attended the We Day event at the Los Angeles Forum. WE Day is a celebration of youth making a difference in their local and global communities. It is a yearlong program that nurtures compassion in young people and gives them the tools to create transformational social change.  Hope Street's Youth Center hosted a WE Club, which held a food drive for homeless families and raised money to support an African community.