Gym Rats "Kids Helping Kids Invitational" Brings Teams to Fort Wayne, Hope to the Mad Anthonys Children's Hope House

FORT WAYNE, Ind. - This February 11-12, Gym Rats Basketball will be hosting the "Kids Helping Kids Invitational" to benefit the Mad Anthonys Children's Hope House.

The tournament will bring 4,200 event attendees to Fort Wayne as teams from around the region compete, adding $780,000 in economic impact to our community.

But more importantly, the event helps raise money for children in need, and is the largest annual fundraiser for the Mad Anthonys Children's Hope House each year.

For game times and tournament information, go to or contact Chris Ponce at (260) 471-5270.

Visit Fort Wayne is the official destination marketing organization for Fort Wayne and Allen County. Each year, over 5.8 million people visit Fort Wayne and generate $576 million in direct economic impact.


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