Feb. 22, 2010
PHILADELPHIA - Former Saint Joseph's star Jameer Nelson makes his return to Philadelphia on Monday, March 1, when his Orlando Magic face the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wachovia Center at 7 p.m. A special ticket promotion is available which will support the Pete and Jameer Nelson Foundation.
Fans can purchase either $40 lower level seats or $25 mezzanine level seats, with $10 from every purchase going to the Nelson Foundation. To order, go to: www.nba.com/sixers/promocode and enter "517JAMEER".
The Pete and Jameer Nelson Foundation is committed to the academics, athletics, and the social development of children by providing funding, resources, mentoring, occupational skills, life skills, employment and coaching to the kids of the Chester/Philadelphia and Orlando area. The goal is to enrich the lives of kids while providing them with opportunities that they normally would not have.
Among the programs run by the Nelson Foundation are: Team Nelson (AAU/Youth Basketball Team); Ready to Achieve and Writing Enrichment Program; Basketball Camps/Life Skills Program; and Holiday Dinners.