Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Great Sports Legends Dinner Raises $10 Million for Paralysis

The Great Sports Legends Dinner hosted back in September helped to raise $10M for the Buoniconti Fund to help cure paralysis. It was hosted by Nike and the spotlight celebrity, although not a sports legend but a legend of a different kind, dazzled the crowd. We're talking of Diana Ross here. It is held each year at New York's famed Waldorf Astoria Hotel. The M.C. was well known Bob Costas and the Humanitarian Award went to Hall of Famer, Jerry Rice. There were more celebrities and pro athletes than can be named, but the point was that they were all there to show their support both physically and financially for curing paralysis.

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