NBA star Chris Paul had an awesome surprise in store for the kids of the New Orleans Dryades YMCA.
In the midst of NBA All-Star Weekend, NBA Cares State Farm Assist Tracker Program, State Farm and the Chris Paul Family Foundation unveiled a brand new technology center/computer lab at the New Orleans Dryades YMCA. Chris Paul, along with his celebrity buddies DJ Khaled and Jon Batiste, helped clean up at the Dryades YMCA and took part in an NBA Cares basketball clinic for the children. Click to view footage.
.“It feels good to give back to the city that helped start my professional career,” Paul said. “This is a great opportunity to show the good that athletes and celebrities can do.”
That evening, Chris got the State Farm All-Star Weekend party rocking with a first-ever Live-streamed concert, State Farm Neighborhood Sessions at the House of Blues. The concert was streamed live on the State Farm Facebook page and featured DJ Khaled along with musician Jon Batiste, and other special guests.
By hosting Neighborhood Sessions on Facebook Live, people around the world got the opportunity to see the work being done by State Farm, the Chris Paul Family Foundation, and the local community.