August 2013 Article

Dwyane Wade is an American professional basketball player currently with the Miami Heat of the NBA. He is also well known for his philanthropic involvement in various community-based organizations promoting and supporting education, health, and social skills for children in at-risk situations.

Mr. Wade recently won the BET Humanitarian Award for his outstanding contributions of giving back to his community and other organizations. He is a shining example of human compassion for others.

According to BET’s website, “Dwyane Wade is widely recognized for his talent and contributions on the court, but less revealed facets about the star are his efforts as a humanitarian.”

You can find information about Mr. Wade on BET’s site at this link:

http://www.bet.com/shows/bet-awards/2013/honorees/humanitarian-award.html

You can also watch his acceptance of his award here:

http://www.bet.com/video/betawards/2013/acceptance-speeches/state-farm-humanitarian-award.html

~ Deon

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