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Dick Vitale Gala 2018
"Sports stars mingled with young cancer survivors at the annual gala at the Ritz."
Hosted by basketball commentator Dick Vitale, the galas benefiting the V Foundation have raised more than $25 million for pediatric cancer research over the years.
Thanks to all who supported a successful night at the Dick Vitale Gala
"Sarasota, Florida, was the sports capital of the world on May 11. Thanks to everyone involved in the 13th annual Dick Vitale Gala.
I have seen the devastating effects of cancer on families. Young people should be out playing instead of dealing with chemotherapy. I have been to too many funerals for youngsters who lost their battles to cancer."....
Vitale’s V Foundation Gala: Passion with a purpose.
By Gayle Guynup
The 13th Annual Dick Vitale Gala, benefiting the V Foundation in its fight against pediatric cancer, was, in the words of Jim Valvano for whom the V Foundation is named, an evening of laughter, thought and tears.
Dick Vitale's goal for his 13th annual Gala is to raise $3.5 million for pediatric cancer research for the Jimmy V Foundation.
After raising millions of dollars and honoring children battling cancer, Dick Vitale said more is still needed to help children with cancer.
Friday night, the Dick Vitale Gala raised a record-setting $3.7 million in funds for The V Foundation, surpassing the goal of $3.5 million. The funds benefit pediatric cancer research.
V Foundation Thank You Party PHOTOS
The sold-out gala was hosted May 11 at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota.