Harlem Wizard Leon "Space Jam" Sewell entertained at a McVay Elementary School assembly, where students like Jaylynn were pulled from the audience to perform tricks they didn’t even know they could do.
The “slamtastic” Harlem Wizards performed at Westerville Central High School on Tuesday evening, January 20, when they were pitted against teachers and community members making up a team called the Westerville Wonders. Prior to the game, the Wizards announced that “Never in the history of sport will the losing team have so much fun.”
Part of the proceeds benefited the hosting organization, Libraries for Liberia Foundation, and the Westerville City Schools English as a Second Language department. Earlier in the day, players conducted assemblies at elementary schools.
The Harlem Wizards were started in 1962 by New York sports promoter Howie Davis. They have since created awe-inspiring fundraiser events, last season alone playing in more than 400 communities across the U.S., while raising over $2 million for schools, charities and nonprofits.
To donate or learn more about the Libraries for Liberia Foundation, please visit www.librariesforliberiafoundation.com.