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In a Return to New York City, Jeter and Turn2 Foundation Earn $1.5 Million at Annual Fundraiser

Although one year removed from the end of his illustrious baseball career, Derek Jeter was back in New York City on Monday night in yet another comfortable setting and once again amongst some familiar faces. For the nineteenth consecutive year, Jeter and his Turn2 Foundation hosted their annual fundraising dinner,

NBA Members, Past and Present, Partner to Raise Autism Awareness

Representatives from the NBA, Autism Speaks, and the Gillen Brewer School gathered together on Monday at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art to support Tip-off for a Cure, raising awareness for autism as well as funds for research. Autism Speaks ambassadors Deron Williams and his wife Amy were honored at

Stars Fill MSG for Garden of Laughs Benefit

Madison Square Garden hosted All-Stars from both sports and entertainment on Saturday night, in honor of the sold-out Garden of Laughs event presented by MSG Entertainment and the Garden of Dreams Foundation. The event was hosted by actor Steve Schirripa and featured celebrities such as comedian Dane Cook, actor Michael

NBA Makes Grand Impact in NYC during All-Star Weekend

NEW YORK, NY – NBA All-Star weekend highlights many things, most of them being statistical and athletic accomplishments by superstar athletes. But for many, this time is also used to highlight the needs of the communities in which they play, and the platform that NBA players in particular have to

Mason Plumlee Greets Brooklyn Fans, Encourages Recycling

As NBA All-Star Weekend begins its ascension upon New York City, host boroughs Brooklyn and Manhattan are kicking off various local initiatives to mark the celebration and make a difference in the community. On Wednesday evening, Mason Plumlee of the Brooklyn Nets was at a Sprint Store just a few subway

Jeter Foundation Brings Holiday Surprise to NYC Youth

Two icons, two legendary characters, two men who spread universal happiness everywhere they go. One was Derek Jeter, figurehead of the Turn 2 Foundation and former member of the New York Yankees who had come to surprise hundreds of local children on this evening. But as emblematic as the baseball

Sabathia Foundation Goes ‘Off the Beaten Path’ for Latest Fundraiser

CC Sabathia, his wife Amber, and the PitCCh In Foundation hosted a reception Friday night, in preparation for their fourth annual CC Challenge. The yearly scavenger hunt will take place Saturday, with proceeds benefiting Sabathia’s foundation which raises money for inner city youth. The Sabathias, whose presence in the community