LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (October 5, 2015) — The Community Foundation of Louisville’s online event, Give Local Louisville, was a tremendous success for the Muhammad Ali Center. In the span of just 24 hours (on October 1st), donors gave over $114,000 to the Ali Center in support of its education efforts, programming, and exhibits. Over 360 local nonprofits were registered for the event. Please visit www.givelocallouisville.org to see how every dollar donated was matched through partners and sponsors.
The Muhammad Ali Center extends is warmest appreciation for our community’s generous outpouring of support.
The Muhammad Ali Center, a 501(c)3 corporation, was co-founded by Muhammad Ali and his wife Lonnie in their hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. The international cultural center promotes the six core principles of Muhammad Ali (Confidence, Conviction, Dedication, Giving, Respect, and Spirituality) in ways that inspire personal and global greatness and provides programming and events around the focus areas of education, gender equity, and global citizenship. Its newest initiative, Generation Ali, fosters a new generation of leaders to contribute positively to their communities and to change the world for the better. The Center’s headquarters also contains an award-winning museum experience. For more information, please visit www.alicenter.org
Senior Director of Public Relations and External Affairs