For the past 13 years, Alonzo Mourning has led the Alonzo Mourning Charities through a myriad of successful fundraising events, mentoring programs and community outreach efforts aimed at creating opportunities for talented young people while helping sustain children and families that are living in varied adverse economic and social conditions.
The art of Alonzo Adams needs no introduction to knowledgeable collectors as his work is considered to be a coveted treasure of the private collections of cultural luminaries Dr. William Cosby, Maya Angelou and Alonzo and Tracy Mourning themselves. Ben Sivells shares his birthplace of Virginia with Alonzo and is a widely cherished artist around the world for his original works with natural stone. Alonzo Mourning’s advancement of the arts by showcasing these artists to benefit the most pressing global charities blocks away from his college alma mater is the embodiment of a purposeful power move. Special guests of the event included the parents of the District’s Mayor Adrian Fenty, Georgetown University basketball coach and his wife John and Monica Thompson , Chief of Staff of The Honorable James E. Clyburn Yebbie Watkins, , CNN‘s April Holmes, Renaissance Hotel GM Matt Felix, and West End Travel President Vivianne Pommier. Power Source has watched Alzonzo develop into an excellent professional, father, husband and humanitarian. With a Hall of Fame worthy college and 16 year professional basketball career that eventually culminated into a World Championship, the priceless tenets of the Georgetown Hoya academic education are expanding to new heights through Alonzo’s pioneering impact with his foundation.