To date, Rick Ross Be Out Day is Rick Ross Charities, Inc. Signature Event which assist parents with preparing for the back to school experience by distributing backpacks and school supplies while providing an entertaining day at the park with complimentary food, drinks, health screenings and entertainment. The presentation of the annual Rick Ross Charities, Inc Scholarship Award is presented at Be Out Day as well. In 2007, Miami Carol City Senior High School Graduate Juanita Williams was the scholarship recipient and the event was attended by over 2500 children and families. Recording Artist Flo Rida, Yung Joc, Brisco, Gorilla Zoe, DJ Khaled and a host of others assisted Rick Ross with entertaining the many children and families attending Be Out Day. The 2nd Annual Rick Ross Be Out Day will be held on Wednesday, August 6, 2008 from 12noon – 5pm at Miami Carol City Park. The goal of Rick Ross Be Out Day is to promote education advocacy and social responsibility. Rick Ross Be Out Day is sponsored in part by the City of Miami Gardens, The Children Trust and MediumFour.
ABOUT RICK ROSS CHARITIES, INC
Rick Ross Charities, Inc. is a non-profit, 501(c) (3), founded by Rick Ross in 2006. Rick Ross Charities, Inc. mission is to strengthen the lives of today’s at-risk youth from all backgrounds and create diversity by providing solid resources through education advocacy, mentoring programs and financial resources to deserving students. Rick Ross is committed to having Rick Ross Charities, Inc. serve as a catalyst to inspire positive change by creating and supporting programs that uplift the well being of today’s youth. Rick Ross Charities, Inc. provides community support through various programs and projects such as the annual Rick Ross Be Out Day, Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaways, Holiday Gift Giveaways, College Scholarship Fund, Financial Seminars and a host of others.
ABOUT RICK ROSS
“Rick Ross place in the hip-hop universe was solidified in 2006 when his single “Hustlin” became the first master tone ever certified platinum by the RIAA for sales of 1 million copies before the associated album had even been released. The debut album “Port of Miami” was certified Gold with over 800,000 copies sold. Now Slip N’ Slide/Def Jam recording artist Rick Ross joins the exclusive VIP club reserved for MCs whose first two consecutive major label album releases have entered the Soundscan chart at #1, as TRILLA (in stores March 11th) debuted at #1 on first week sales of over 198,000 units. TRILLA follows the success of Port Of Miami, the Slip N Slide/Def Jam debut album (released August 2006) which entered at #1 with first week sales of 187,000 units.” Rick Ross plans are now to open the door of opportunity for other aspiring artist with the launch of his Maybach Music Group Label.
2ND ANNUAL RICK ROSS BE OUT DAY
Who: Rick Ross Charities, Inc in association with the City of Miami Gardens & The Children’s Trust
What: 2nd Annual Rick Ross Be Out Day
Where: Miami Carol City Park
3201 NW 185th Street, Miami Gardens, FL 33056
When: Wednesday, August 6, 2008
12noon – 6pm
More Info: www.rickrosscharitiesinc.org