Miami Dolphins Foundation to Be One of Ten Key Donors Helping To Fund Project
The Dolphins didn’t just land a solid run defender when they acquired Hayes from the Los Angeles Rams in a trade last week, they brought in another player who strongly believes in giving back to the community.
Each of the children enjoyed a sleepover party at the Dolphins Training Center, where they received their very own twin-size bed and bedding from Ashley HomeStore, decked out with a Miami Dolphins comforter.
The seventh edition of this annual community endeavor boasted more than 4,000 cancer fighters who biked, ran, walked and volunteered throughout all of South Florida with a goal to tackle cancer.
The Dolphins Cancer Challenge was founded in 2010 by the organization as the signature initiative of the Miami Dolphins Foundation’s health pillar and is now the biggest fundraising event in the NFL.
Jay Ajayi and Dolphins alum Lousaka Polite led several football drills at the Baptist Health Training Facility at Nova Southeastern University.
Behind Dolphins owner Stephen Ross’ efforts, the Dolphins have led the way to promote and advance the message of RISE, the Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality.
Among those on the panel will be Dolphins safety Michael Thomas, who has been heavily involved in the community since joining the team in December 2013.
Each year this epic event gathers close to 20,000 participants who walk together with an ultimate pursuit of inspiring the world to embrace autism acceptance.
The interactive digital program will be implemented directly in schools throughout South Florida.