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Gerald Henderson continues to give back to Charlotte community

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

Even though Gerald Henderson won't be playing for the Charlotte Hornets next season (he's currently playing for the Portland Trail Blazers), he says it's still the place he will call home and a community he wants to give back to.

Aside from basketball, two things he loves are golf and kids, which led him to team up with A Child's Place to host a charity golf tournament to raise money for underprivileged kids.

Last year's tournament raised over $70,000 for the organization, and Henderson hopes to raise even more this year.

MOBILE USERS: Click here to see photos from previous tournaments

Henderson will host the 2nd Annual Gerald Henderson Charity Golf Invitational, benefiting A Child's Place of Charlotte, and presented by ACN on Monday, August 24th.

There will also be a silent auction, where sponsors and special invited guest will have the chance to bid on some amazing prizes. Some of the items up for grabs include autographed items from Michael Jordan and Mike Kryzewski, a piece of the Boston Celtics floor, and Billy Joel concert tickets.

There are also over twenty celebrity guest that are participating in this years tournament, including NBA icon Julius Erving! Also on board to participate are Gerald Henderson, Sr. Antawn Jamison, Matt Carrol, Brevin Knight, and many more.

You are still able to be a part of this years golf tournament by being a sponsor and making a donation, you can also sign up for this amazing golf experience for next year.

To do so you can contact Carla Aikens at 215-219-7404, e-mail charity@geraldhendersonjr.com, and by visiting www.ghjrinviational.com.

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