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The Pro Players and Entertainers Network is a division of Youth United for Prosperity, Inc. (a national 501 (C ) (3) nonprofit corporation) whose mission is to provide services and support for disadvantaged and at risk youth through our mentoring program; LEGENDS & KIDS®, providing after school care and extracurricular activities, as well as,  promoting reading and writing skills to support and foster future career development and success among our young people. The Pro Players and Entertainers Network is also committed to creating a healthy business and networking environment for our members.

The Pro Players and Entertainers Network is made up of current and professional athletes, celebrities, entertainers and professional business people.  Each of our members is committed to their involvement in the community increasing the visibility of their business and are interested in making a deep contribution and indelible difference for young people that don’t have the same chances that they had.  Join the big leagues with people like Doug Williams (Super Bowl MVP ), Singer Smokey Robinson, former Harlem Globetrotter Gator Rivers, NBA Hall of Famer Willis Reed  and many more.

The Pro Players and Entertainers Network produces events like golf tournaments, award ceremonies, appearances by athletes and celebrities that help raise funds to support our programs.  Some of our past fund raising activities include; The inaugural induction ceremonies for the Grambling Legends Sports Hall of Fame, The Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame, Read and Feed, The Rock Your Body Tour, DeKalb Technical College Foundation “Investing in Dreams Gala” and THE LEGENDS & KIDS® mentoring program.

In each endeavor, we create tremendous impact when we pool our capabilities with contributions from organizations and corporations like yours.  In turn, all parties are significantly rewarded:

  • Proceeds are maximized to the advantage of deserving charities.
  • Your corporate contributions are optimally utilized.
  • Events arouse media attention, placing your company’s sponsorship in the spotlight (if you choose).
  • All participants reap immense satisfaction while creating goodwill within the community as well as within your company.
  • By joining our team, you obtain rights to utilize the PPEN logo in your marketing materials.
  • As a sponsor or interested group, you will enjoy access to our roster of professional athletes and celebrities for your organization’s golf events, speaking engagements, endorsements and more.
  • We offer our assistance in planning, developing, and facilitating any event in light of your marketing goals for maximum returns.

Inspired by our potential to make an even greater difference in Atlanta area, we encourage you to contact us to learn how you could become a most valued member of our team.