Friday, May 6
Dick Vitale Gala
At the 17th Annual Gala, Dick Vitale raised a record $11.1 million for pediatric cancer research. And, ESPN announced at the Gala that Dick would be the recipient of the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance at The 2022 ESPYS.
Dick honored ESPN TV & Radio Host Keyshawn Johnson, ESPN Tennis Analyst Chris Evert, and Baylor University Head Men’s Basketball Coach Scott Drew. Vitale also recognized ESPN College Football Analyst Rod Gilmore with the V Foundation John Saunders Courage Award.
To date, the Dick Vitale Gala has raised nearly $55 million for pediatric cancer research.
The mission of the Dick Vitale Gala is to raise funds for premiere pediatric cancer research across the nation, while simultaneously promoting awareness of pediatric cancer and how devastating it is to our children and their families. As in prior years, net funds raised are utilized for the best research nationwide so one day no child will have to experience this horrific disease.
The 2022 Dick Vitale Gala Raffle (sold out)
Car Raffle #1: BMW 430i Red Convertible
Steven C. Schwartz
Car Raffle #2: BMW 430i White Convertible
Car Raffle #3: BMW 430i Blue Convertible