August 24 has been declared “Kobe Day” in the city of Los Angeles.


While the day is going to celebrate his accomplishments over the past 20 years as a Laker, it’s also going to highlight the philanthropic work Kobe has done throughout his career as well.


Vanessa and Kobe Bryant Expecting Baby Number Three! [PHOTO]


Of all of the work he’s done, his work with his foundation that, along with his wife Vanessa, serves to empower youth and the community through sports (Kobe and Vanessa Bryant Family Foundation). He also does work with the United Way of Greater Los Angeles’s annual HomeWalk, serving as an ambassador for the event.


Happy Kobe Day!
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About The Author Samantha Callender

Samantha Callender is a multimedia journalist whose work ranges from entertainment journalism to pieces highlighting social issues in multicultural communities. Samantha strives to find intersects between entertainment and social matters, believing that pop culture has the power to not only entertain the masses, but to educate them as well. Her goal when storytelling is to write pieces that serve as a catalyst to prompt dialogue and activism. Her work can be seen on VIBE, The Source, Jet Magazine, The Root, and Cosmopolitan Magazine.

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