The 27th Annual Great Sports Legend Dinner Raises $18 Million

Last week, The Buoniconti Fund’s fundraising arm, the Miami project to Cure Paralysis, hosted the 27th Annual Great Sports Legend Dinner, and raised some $18 million throughout the course of the evening. The event honored athletes such as Shaquille O’Neal, Joe Torre, Marshall Faulk, Tony Perez, Mark Martin, Lorena Ochoa, Jake LaMotta, Lisa Leslie, and former Miami HEAT star Alonzo Mourning who was presented with The Buoniconti Fund Award for his commitment to the organization.

Another notable honoree was Grammy-award-winning artist Emilio Estefan, while the guest list included the likes of NBA legend Walt ‘Clyde’ Frazier, boxer Laila Ali, Olympias Jordan Burroughs, Bonnie Blair and Gary Hall, Jr., NFL Hall of Famer Harry Carson, Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien and more.