MIAMI – The Miami Heat joined in the remembrance of those killed in the Pulse shooting five years ago by hosting their annual Loud & Proud dance party Friday night.
The team and the Ultimate Kronos Group presented Equality Florida with a $5,000 donation.
Equality Florida is a civil rights organization dedicated to securing full equality for the LGBTQ community.
The event, which celebrates life and diversity, also featured the debut of Night Owl Cookies’ new limited edition Pride cookie.
The June 12, 2016, attack at the Orlando nightclub was the deadliest attack on the LGBTQ community in U.S. history. It left 49 people dead and 53 people wounded as “Latin Night” was being celebrated at the club.