HOUSTON—NBA All-Star and Miami Heat shooting guard Dwyane Wade held a luncheon in Houston Saturday to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation and Houston Early Age Risk Testing & Screening.
The event was held at the elegant Asian Society Texas Center located in the Museum District.
Miami team president Pat Riley, filmmaker Spike Lee and former Houston Rocket Yao Ming were among the guests.
Wade said he wanted to make a positive impact during All-Star Weekend.
“I’m inspired by my upbringing to always give back to the community. I know that my family had so much help when we were younger and I wanted to do something if I ever got an opportunity,” he said. “So bringing it here to All-Star Weekend was something that, I felt, was a great platform.”