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16th Grand Slam for Children, 2011

November 18, 2014 events Comments Off

AAFE raised more than $26.1 million, a record amount, at the 16th Grand Slam for Children benefit concert, in conjunction with our long time partner and presenting sponsor, Longines.

Performers including Michael Bublé, Jimmy Kimmel, Martina McBride, Smokey Robinson and Train, with surprise appearances by Gladys Knight, Signature Group and comedian Jeff Ross.


14th Grand Slam for Children presented by Genworth Financial

August 25, 2014 events Comments Off

The evening raised nearly $8 million and announced a $7.5 million pledge from the Engelstad Family Foundation to kick off the Engelstad Family Sponsor Our Students Campaign. Entertainers included Lionel Richie, Tim McGraw, Dane Cook, Daughtry, Brian McKnight, Macy Gray, and many others with the musical direction of David Foster.


The 10th Annual Grand Slam for Children

August 22, 2014 events Comments Off

The event features performances by Barbra Streisand, Mary J. Blige, Celine Dion, Usher, Glenn Frey, Duran Duran, Earth, Wind & Fire, Robin Williams and George Lopez, and raises more than $10M. Proceeds directly support the academic and social development of children in Las Vegas.


The Foundation Turns 10

August 22, 2014 events Comments Off

AAFE celebrates its 10-year anniversary with a reception for donors, volunteers and community partners at Agassi Prep. In honor of Ty Warner’s gift in 2003, the middle school is named in his honor and unveiled at this event.

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The 8th Annual Grand Slam for Children

August 22, 2014 events Comments Off

At the eighth Grand Slam for Children, the Foundation raises a record-breaking $12.6 million, which includes a $6.3 million matching donation by Ty Warner of the Ty Corporation. Proceeds directly support Agassi Prep and other programs to improve the lives of children in Las Vegas.

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All-Star Performers Rock the 4th Grand Slam

August 22, 2014 events Comments Off

Mick Fleetwood, Amy Grant, Sir Elton John, Dennis Miller, Stevie Nicks, Lionel Richie, Seal and Robin Williams perform at the 4th Annual “Grand Slam for Children.” The event raises $3.2M for AAFE to expand its support of community programs that help underserved children.