Antwan “Big Boi” Patton is one-half of the Grammy® winning iconic duo Outkast,an internationally recognized actor, rapper, song-writer, record producer, andphilanthropist. He can be identified by his rapid-fire delivery, and unique style.He often uses his lyrics to criticize the problems that plague both the AfricanAmerican community and the world. With over 10,000,000 in records sold (RIAA),makes Big Boi/Outkast the largest selling rap group in history.Big Boi established the Big Kidz Foundation in an effort to take education andknowledge to another dimension. Founded in 2006, with a firm belief that culturalexposure, music and literary expression, and the invaluable experience of travelmakes for a well rounded person. Currently, Big Kidz Foundation programs serveschools reaching several thousand students per year in Atlanta and Savannah,Georgia.www.bigkidzfoundation.orgIn recent years, Big Kidz Foundation invigorated efforts to expand services gearedat empowering youth through the Arts have netted significant results. Big Boi’sphilanthropic spirit landed him on the Top 10 Philanthropists list of 2011(Blackgivesback.com). He supports Community and Global efforts that aid thousandsthroughout Georgia and around the world.Be A Part of Something BIG!
CHAMPIONS OF THE ARTS RECEPTION – Annually Big Boi, Big Kidz Foundation and the Board of Directorshonor extraordinary individuals/organizations that support the Arts. Our Annual Charity Event will integrateelements of the Arts combined with a historical experience. Over 300 guests representing Atlanta’s social,corporate, and philanthropic communities will be in attendance at this celebratory event.This commemorative affair will be held at The J. B. Fuqua rooftop pavilion at the Metro Atlanta Chamber.Located across the street from the Philips Arena, the Georgia Dome, CNN Center and several of downtown'sleading hotels will give guests panoramic views of Centennial Olympic Park and the downtown Atlantaskyline.The evening will include a Cocktail reception with live music and signatures dishes by Chef Sammy Davis(Chopped - Food Network ) As we honor our 2012 “Champions of the ARTS” . A silent auction will be held tohelp raise funds to support the Foundation’s “Saving Lives through the Arts” Campaign.Our sponsorship program is adaptable to meet the needs of your organization. We will customize asponsorship package for you, based on your needs, to create a successful partnership. With a helpful staff toassist, you can be confident that your sponsorship will earn results for your company.All proceeds go toward fulfilling the mission of the Big Kidz Foundation.www.bigkidzfoundation.orgPhotos of The J. B. Fuqua rooftop pavilion at the Metro Atlanta Chamber
Topline Demographic:Affluent AA – 60% Female; 40% Male Average Income: $61,000+Main Influencers:1)Professional AA Female, age: 35+, 1.5 children middle school age or up, avg.income: $37K+2) AA Male and Female, age 40+, 1.5 children college bound, average income:$80K+.Attendees: 300+, community leaders, corporate partners, supporters,entertainment industry insiders.Event Chair: Shanti Das (Press Reset Entertainment)www.bigkidzfoundation.orgSpecial Invited Guests: Mayor Kasim Reed, Kwanza Hall, Andre 3000, CeeLoGreen, LA Reid, Jane Fonda, Monique, Jasmine Guy, Warrick Dunn, Janelle Monet,Athur Blanks, Queen Latifah, Gilbert Young, Governor Nathan Deal, Tyler Perry,Ryan Cameron, Usher, Dallas Austin, Jermaine Dupri, Terri Vaughn, and JaysonHeyward.
www.bigkidzfoundation.orgFor More information Contact:Big Kidz FoundationJennifer Lester, Executive DirectorJlester@bigkidzfoundation.org404-287-8556Media Inquiries: Jessica ManningMedia@bigkidzfoudation.orgBig Kidz Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Donations are tax deductible to the extent by law.