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VAP FOUNDER HOSTS DWAYNE WADE AND WADE’S WORLD FOUNDATION AT HIS CHICAGO HOME.
Chicago, IL, November 3, 2015– Yesterday VAP Founder, Brian Hynes, and NBA super-star, Dwayne Wade, hosted a private fundraiser for Wade’s World Foundation (WWF) at Hynes’ Chicago residence. This event raised over $15,000 for the local non-for-profit. WWF provides support to community-based organizations that promote education, health and social skills for children in at-risk situations. WWF is dedicated to its vision of empowering underserved core communities in Chicago, Milwaukee and Miami.
Wade’s emphasis on community involvement continues in WWF’s programs, which promote the education of health, literacy and fatherhood. Funds raised by yesterday’s reception will go towards initiatives like LIVE TO DREAM—a program that supports youth through training to ignite, expand and nurture their raw talents and aspirations.
“It’s always a great thing when good folks are able to come together for a bigger cause.” said Wade. “We’re grateful for the support offered by Brian Hynes and all those who attended this evening’s fundraiser.”
Wade’s World Foundation’s motto is, “Every child deserves a shot.” WWF’s charitable activities are guided by its dedication to giving back to at-risk communities through a variety of community outreach programs. The organization continues to support a variety of programs that inspire, uplift and motivate children to overcome challenges, excel academically, and reach their maximum potential.
Headquartered in Chicago, Vendor Assistance Program, LLC (VAP) is a specialty finance company that finances sovereign, government receivables, helping vendors manage cash-flow. VAP was founded in 2010 in partnership with the State of Illinois to address the State’s delayed payment cycle. Since the company’s inception, VAP’s principals have purchased over $9 billion of deferred payments.