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ANNUAL TURN 2 FOUNDATION DINNER

23rd annual Turn 2 Foundation Dinner raises over $1.1 million for youth programs

Joe Hogan of WarnerMedia honored as Turn 2's 2019 MVP

Co-anchor of "TODAY" and co-host of "TODAY with Hoda & Jenna" Hoda Kotb hosted the event; SVW, Grammy-nomindated artists with over 25 million records sold, delivered special performance

Miami Marlins CEO and part-owner Derek Jeter and Turn 2 president Sharlee Jeter were joined by more than 600 celebrities, athletes, friends, family and supporters for the 23rd Annual Turn 2 Foundation Dinner at Cipriani Wall Street on Monday evening. This year's event raised over $1.1 million to support the Foundation's programs that foster leadership development, academic excellence, healthy lifestyles and positive social change among young people.

The star-studded event celebrated Turn 2 and its work to make a positive difference in the lives of young people for more than two decades. Hoda Kotb, co-anchor of NBC News' TODAY and co-host of TODAY with Hoda & Jenna, served as the emcee of this year's event. Among the event's highlights was a special panel featuring four 2019 graduates from the Foundation's signature Jeter's Leaders program, with Hoda Kotb moderating the discussion. The Jeter's Leaders shared how the program positively impacted their lives, what it means to be a Jeter's Leader and their goals for the future. Later in the evening, SWV -- Grammy nominated artists with over 25 million records sold -- delivered an electrifying performance.


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