Serena Williams kicks off new charity with karaoke fundraiser


She’s been ranked #1 in women’s singles tennis six times, is the sport’s only woman to earn over $40 million in prize winnings, and has four Olympic gold medals. On the tennis court, Serena Williams is a bad-ass, but off the court, her heart is bigger than Wimbledon.

Long known for her charity work with UNICEF, for which she is a Goodwill Ambassador, Serena has helped found a new charity called Driving Force Giving Circle which celebrated its inaugural event with a karaoke kickoff fundraiser last night in New York.

“I am very proud to be a founder of Driving Force Giving Circle and feel fortunate to have the support of great friends and the community to help me kick it off with our inaugural event. I plan to use this platform to lend a megaphone to the causes that are most important to me and look forward to making a real difference.” – Serena Williams

Proceeds from the event benefited The Serena Williams Fund, Huddle Up! and other Driving Force Giving Circle initiatives.

The Williams sisters are the subject of an upcoming documentary that hits iTunes Thursday and theaters on May 10. Best of all, you get to see them sing karaoke. Here’s the trailer from the film:

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