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LL Cool J and Friends Help Chris Paul Raise Money for Kids

L.A. Clippers point guard, Chris Paul continued his support of non-profits that serve L.A.-based youth along side LL Cool J, Clippers owner Steve Ballmer and a host of celebrity friends and media-influencers at Mastro’s Steakhouse in Beverly Hills.

The philanthropist and his families’ 3rd annual dinner fundraiser supports Children’s Health Fund, a mobile non-profit that delivers health care to under-served children. And also Year Up, an organization that connects unemployed young adults with companies ready to employ them, participated.

The All-Star point guard attracted athletes like three-time Olympic medalist Carmelita Jeter, track and field athlete Mandy White and 2016 Olympic Gold medalist Allyson Felix.

Also in attendance was L.A. Clippers player Diamond Stone, L.A. Clippers owner, Steve Ballmer and L.A. Clippers head-coach Doc Rivers all who either came to serve dinner and wine, or to spend money bidding in the live auction.

LL Cool J was there serving food. Check out the video below featuring celebrity servers LL Cool J and Nischelle Turner, and Allyson Felix as they walk the red carpet.

The evenings host, ET’s Kevin Frazier, wasn’t the only media correspondent in the house. The restaurant was teaming with them. Including Black Hollywood Live’s, Derrial Christon, Nichelle Turner, ESPN correspondent Rachel Nichold, ESPN correspondent Marcellus Wiley and many more – who low key flowed in to the restaurant.

Black Hollywood Live’s Derrial Christon and Vice President at Combs Enterprises Ericka Pittman

They didn’t come with cameras to cover the news of the event, but they came ready to serve and to come out of their pockets for L.A. kids.

Billed as, “The Chris Paul Family Foundation’s 3rd Annual Dinner/Fundraiser,” presented by Apollo Jets and Chase, the event took place at Mastro’s Steakhouse in Beverly Hills. A pre-event reception led to a four course dinner.

The night also included entertainment by Grammy® Award winning saxophonist, Mike Phillips.

The Chris Paul Family Foundation strives to positively impact individuals and families by leveling the playing field in education, sports and life. The foundation provides resources that enrich and strengthen healthy development of strong communities.

Recognized as a leader in the area of philanthropy, The Chris Paul Family Foundation plans to continue using its platform to impact communities nationally and globally.

For more information about the Chris Paul Family Foundation, visit

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