This semi-private celebrity & VIP-studded fundraising Caring For Congo Gala Experience benefitted The Dikembe Mutombo Foundation for the continued support of The Biamba Marie Hospital & Research Center in NBA Superstar & Global Ambassador Dikembe Mutombo‘s beloved country of the Congo. A hospital that has served the desperate health needs of hundreds of thousands of people. Many global socialites came out to the luxurious St. Regis hotel to support such as Ambassador Andrew Young,  Congressman John Lewis, Congressman Hank Johnson, Mayor Kasim Reed, Jasmine Guy, basketball greats like Alonzo Mourning, Chris Webber, Shaquille O’neal, Julius ‘Dr. J’ Erving, Derek Anderson and Jerome BettisDr. Faida Mitifu, Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Ambassador to the U.S., Ali Velshi, CNN Business Correspondent and Moderator (Evening’s Emcee), Kelly Loeffler, Owner of the Atlanta Dream and her husband, Dr. Everette Freeman, President of Albany State University, Albany, GA., Dr. David Satcher, Satcher Leadership Institute – Morehouse School of Medicine and former U.S. Surgeon General, Mr. Peter Wheeler, The Special Olympic, Cynthia Blandford Nash, Honorary Consul General – Republic of Liberia, Mr. Victor Mbaba, Founder of the African Children’s Fund, Dr. Arikana Chihombori, Chair for African Union-African Diaspora Health Initiative and Muhtar Kent, Chairman and CEO, The Coca Cola Company.

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