Voices for Victory – BOO-YAH!

BOO-YAH! A Celebration of Stuart Scott

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6:00PM – Cocktail Hour | 7:00PM – Dinner & Program

This fundraising event is a unique celebration that makes a significant impact on cancer research disparities through the Stuart Scott Memorial Cancer Research Fund. We will celebrate the incredible legacy of Stuart Scott with co-hosts, Hill Harper and Stan Verrett along with featured guests Taelor and Sydni Scott.

Together, we can fight for Victory Over Cancer!

Dedicated to reducing disparities in cancer, the Stuart Scott Memorial Cancer Research Fund supports underrepresented researchers, as well as research dedicated to understanding why some cancers are more likely to occur, more aggressive or harder to treat in minority populations.

Attire: New York Chic
  • Women: “fancy meets fun”, relaxed elegance, cocktail dress, pants, jumpsuit
  • Men: Sport coat (+/- tie), fashion sneakers (ala Stuart) are acceptable

Stuart was known for having great style – embrace his swagger and show off yours!

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Date: December 5th , 2022
Location: Ziegfeld Ballroom, 141 W 54th Street, New York, New York

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ESPN believes that, at its very best, sports uplift the human spirit. Its corporate citizenship programs use power of sport to positively address society’s needs through strategic community investments, cause marketing programs, collaboration with sports organizations, and employee volunteerism, while also utilizing its diverse media assets. The V Foundation has been at the heart and soul of ESPN for nearly 30 years with continued support of ESPN and Disney executive leadership.

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Stuart Scott Memorial Fund

The V Foundation and ESPN established the Stuart Scott Memorial Cancer Research Fund in memory of beloved ESPN sportscaster Stuart Scott after he passed away in 2015. Stuart was a champion for cancer research and was especially driven to improve outcomes for African Americans and other minorities disproportionately affected by the disease.

The Stuart Scott Memorial Cancer Research Fund has two types of grants:

Translational Grants fund research of the biological basis of cancer disparities experienced by patients of minority populations. The research topics include causes, aggressiveness, treatments, or relapses of cancer.

The Fund also supports V Scholar scientists from ethnic groups underrepresented in science. This gives minority researchers important, early-career funding to establish their labs and begin their careers as cancer researchers.

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For more information, please contact Danielle Lavetan at dlavetan@v.org.

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The V Foundation will comply with New York City health requirements for our events.

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