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Mad Anthony Children’s Hope House scores on 20th annual basketball tournament

Youth players from across the country competed to support sick children at Mad Anthony Children’s Hope House.

Posted: Feb 9, 2020 6:53 PM
Updated: Feb 10, 2020 2:02 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) -- These young basketball players competed for kids who fight for their lives every day.

Mad Anthony Children’s Hope House held it’s 20th annual “Kids Helping Kids” basketball tournament at Spiece Fieldhouse, gaining participation from over 100 local and out-of-state teams comprised of 3rd through 8th-grade students.

Mad Anthony Hope House Basketball Tourney

Mad Anthony Hope House Basketball Tourney

Optimum Performance Sports’ coach, Kevin Bloom, says he’s been competing in the fundraising tournament since he was a kid, and gets to have “the experience come full circle” now as a coach.

Each of the teams, down to the individual players, raised funds to participate in the tournament, and ultimately fund the needs of children being helped through Mad Anthony Children’s Hope House.

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