On Friday April 10th, Kathleen and Dabo Swinney teamed with Blue Ridge Security Solutions to host the fifth annual All in Ball at the Clemson Football Indoor Facility. A record $411,000 after expenses was raised for Dabo’s All in Team Foundation!
Nationally recognized sports talk host Mark “Packman” Packer served as the “Masters of Ceremonies”. American Idol Winner and recording artist Taylor Hicks provided music entertainment. Rex Ryan, Buffalo Bills head coach, provided the keynote address.
The Silent and Live Auctions conducted by the Meares Auction Group raised $276,000!
The funds will go to support the foundation’s four focus areas; Breast Cancer Prevention and Research, Family Effect, Clemson’s Call Me Mister Program, and the Life Programs. In addition, the Foundation awards grants based on need and fit within the mission statement and focus areas.
Since the Foundation’s inception in 2009, it has distributed $1.7 Million to its focus areas and grant programs.
Coach Swinney, “This year’s event far exceeded our expectations. We are so grateful for all our sponsors, donors, attendees and volunteers support. In the end it impacts a lot of people who need help. Thank you!”
Next year’s All in Ball is scheduled for Friday April 8, 2016.
|Coach and Taylor Hicks Entertaining the Crowd||Coach and David Saville|
|A Happy Live Auction Winner ||Coach Swinney and Coach Ryan|