Originally posted on Magic Basketball Online  |  Last updated 3/21/14
The Orlando Magic Youth Foundation’s (OMYF) Black Tie and Tennies Charity Gala raised $564,000 with matching funds at .50 on the dollar provided by the McCormick Foundation. All proceeds benefit the OMYF. The 24th Annual OMYF Black Tie and Tennis Charity Gala presented by INDOCHINO was held on March 15 at the Amway Center. More than 700 guests were in attendance for an evening of silent and live auctions, gourmet food, activities and interaction with Magic players, coaches and executives. One of the highlights of the evening was the announcement of the Rich and Helen DeVos Community Enrichment Award winner. This year Magic forward Tobias Harris was recognized for his efforts off the court and in the Central Florida community. Harris will receive $50,000 from the Richard and Helen DeVos Foundation to donate to the charity of his choice. “The mission of the Orlando Magic is to be champions off of the court, as well as on it,” Magic CEO Alex Martins said. “When the team succeeds at mak...
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