RICHLAND -- The Tri-Cities' Hoops of Hope free-throw shooting event will begin at noon today at the Carmichael Middle School gymnasium (620 Thayer Drive) in Richland.
Water will be availabe free to participants -- $1 per bottle for everybody else -- and the gym is air-conditioned, said event organizer Gina Ojeda.
Raffle tickets and prizes will also be available to participants, she said.
Hoops of Hope is a non-profit fundraiser that raises funds for, and awareness of, African children orphaned by AIDS.
Visit www.hoopsofhopetc.com to view event history or to download donation forms.