*Los Angeles, CA — On Monday December 5, 2016 Hill Harper and Nate Parker present the 9th Annual Manifest Your Destiny Toy Drive & Fundraiser hosted by actor/photographer Lance Gross.
Over the past 8 years, the Manifest your Destiny Toy Drive has become one of the most coveted and highly anticipated holiday events of the year.
This event it truly a party for purpose bringing celebrities, tastemakers and entertainers together while collecting toys for disadvantaged youth and raising funds for the foundations Summer Empowerment Academy ( SEA).
The toys donated go to The Salvation Army Transitional Living Center in Los Angeles , California.
About Manifest Your Destiny Foundation
Manifest Your Destiny vision is to enhance, engage, empower and inspire youth towards a future of achievement, fulfillment and happiness. Embedded within this programmatic framework is an emphasis on empowerment, self-advocacy, self-esteem, violence prevention and conflict resolution.
MYD is a 501(c)3 nonprofit foundation which provides at-risk youth a path to empowerment and educational excellence through Youth Development Programs, Academic Enrichment, College Access Skills & Resources, Psychosocial and Physical Development Strategies.
The Nate Parker Foundation provides support and resources to transforming the lives of African and African American youth and families through culturally responsive programs strategic grant-making.
The Foundation is committed to provide grants to innovative organizations and initiatives that are working to empower and transform black lives. The Nate Parker Summer Film Institute is a highly competitive program for students who have a passion for film, storytelling and social justice.