As the world mourns the loss of NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, no one’s grief compares to that of his now widow, Vanessa Bryant. Kobe and Vanessa were married for 19 years before his passing and the mother of his 4 daughters; Natalia 17, Bianka 3, Capri 7 months, and Gianna 13, who perished alongside her father.
Since their untimely passing Vanessa Bryant has dedicated renaming of Kobe’s Mamba Sports Foundation to honor the legacy of her late husband and daughter the Mamba and Mambacita Sports Foundation. Vanessa Bryant Renames Mamba Sports Foundation The change was announced via her social media along with a heartfelt caption:
“Because there is no #24 without #2, we have updated the Mamba Sports Foundation to now be called the Mamba & Mambacita Sports Foundation. Our mission remains the same – and stronger than ever – to provide opportunities to young people through sports. Thank you all for the outpouring of support and your kind donations to date as we carry forth Kobe and Gigi’s legacy.. We hope to empower young athletes in a world they left us all to help shape. #Mamba #Mambacita #wings “