Dwyane Wade Wade’s World Foundation

“All Star Girls in Sport” Gym MakeOver and New Court Unveiling, NBA All Star Weekend

Project Location: Los Angeles, CA

Total Impacted:

  • 75 student event attendees
  • 1,971 students granted access to a new facilities and equipment since opening of the gym

Impact Summary:

Joined Foundation as consultant for NBA All Star Weekend community engagement.

Researched and developed a cost effective and marketable method of executing a court makeover project at a local school within a 6 week time span:

  • Leveraged 32% of budget costs through strategic and collaborative partnerships recruiting 3 major in kind product donors
  • Introduced the only NBA All Star Weekend event that that focused solely on girls in sport
  • Recruited and trained team of 13 (project coordination and event staff)
  • Managed process from start to finish including securing vendors, competitive pricing research, contractor scheduling, and ensuring the build out met school district guidelines
  • Executed a highly customized event with 75 students attendees, celebrity VIPs, local officials, and foundation sponsors