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Detroit Pistons’ Guard Reggie Jackson Raises $185,000 at 2nd Annual Pistons & Plates
Posted By:  Katie Rogers
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Detroit Pistons guard, Reggie Jackson, hosted his second annual Pistons & Plates at the Westin Book Cadillac with the event raising $185,000 for Jackson’s DETermined to Assist Foundation.

Jackson was joined by teammates Langston Galloway and Stanley Johnson as well as coach Stan Van Gundy as they stepped off the court to mix and mingle with fans and foundation supporters. Kirby Gwen from 98 WJLB served as emcee alongside auctioneer Brian Baumhor while guests enjoyed fine wine, great cuisine, and exciting auctions.  

“Books were a so essential to my childhood. They were able to transport me to new worlds and introduce me to new friends,” said Jackson. “I am so thankful and blessed to have the opportunity to give back to an amazing community that has been so supportive of me.”  

Proceeds from the event will go to fund programming for Jackson’s DETermined to Assist Foundation. The primary focus is on installying more Literacy Lounges in the Detroit-area. Literacy Lounges are Reggie-themed reading oases that are stocked with books to help give kids access to the resources they need to succeed.



 
 

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