TUSCALOOSA (WBMA) — It was a night for smiles, laughs, and memories as Miami Dolphins Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa retuned to Tuscaloosa to host his annual charity event, the cleverly named "Luau with Tua."
Proceeds from Wednesday night's event benefit the Tua Foundation, which is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the support of youth initiatives, health and wellness, and other charitable causes. A portion of the money raises was also donated to the Boys and Girls Club of West Alabama.
"This city this University has helped me get to where I'm at, and that's to live my dream and become an NFL quarterback." Tagovailoa said. "Without the University of Alabama, I would not be where I'm at right now."
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Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban, and his wide Terry where also in attendance at the event. Tagovailoa also announced that he was going to make a donation to "Nick's Kids" charity as well. As the official charity of the Saban Family, Nick and Terry invest their time in hosting luncheons, golf tournaments, scrimmages and other events to benefit the cause.
They are also active in the annual Giveaway Luncheon, which serves to distribute grants to support children, family, teacher and student causes.