Originally posted on AllHipHop.com:
(AllHipHop News) The host city for every Super Bowl becomes the site of week-long non-stop parties and events. This year some famous names will use that opportunity to “party with a purpose” in New Orleans. Kevin Hart, Deion Sanders, DJ Khalid, Scarface, Rocsi Diaz, Trae Tha Truth, and other well-known personalities will lend their time to help shine a spotlight on New Orleans’ less fortunate as a part of the I.M.P.A.C.T. Weekend Charity Experience.
I.M.P.A.C.T. is a 4-day event from January 31-February 3 sponsored by Home Mission Inc (HMI) and New Orleans native Lil Wayne’s non-profit organization One Family Foundation. The main goal of I.M.P.A.C.T. (Individuals Making Progress Across Celebrity Thresholds) is to raise funds and awareness about Home Mission’s efforts to provide services for the homeless and underprivileged in New Orleans. The celebrity participates will host events and provide live performances at the Dijon NOLA venue with proceeds going back to HMI. The I.M.P.A.C.T. Weekend will also feature community service projects including the Home Mission’s bi-weekly feed the homeless campaign.
“We hope that I.M.P.A.C.T Weekend will serve as a catalyst for the continued growth of our programs and number of people we’re able to serve,” explains HMI Executive Director and I.M.P.A.C.T Event Coordinator Krystal M. Justice in a press statement.