Vanessa Bryant Honors Kobe Bryant, Gianna With New Foundation Name

Gianna Bryant, Kobe Bryant and Vanessa Bryant. Courtesy Kobe Bryant/Instagram; AP/Shutterstock

Forever in their hearts. Vanessa Bryant announced a change in the Mamba Sports Foundation name to honor both her late husband, Kobe Bryant, and their 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, who lost their lives in a tragic helicopter crash on January 26.

Kobe Bryant’s Life in Pictures

“Because there is no #24 without #2, we have updated the Mamba Sports Foundation to now be called the Mamba & Mambacita Sports Foundation,” Vanessa, 37, revealed via Instagram on Thursday, February 13. “Our mission remains the same – and stronger than ever – to provide opportunities to young people through sports.”

Vanessa, who also shares daughters Natalia, 17, Bianka, 3, and Capri, 7 months, with the late athlete, continued her social media announcement by thanking…