COMMUNITY

DICK VITALE

 

Dick's desire to provide assistance to those in need means that he is always active in his hometown and the surrounding area.  He supports a variety of organizations in Sarasota and makes it a point to showcase these important groups to raise awareness for some great causes.

From information on the Dick Vitale Gala to the organizations and events he supports during the year, read below to find out about Dickie V's community outreach.



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Celebrations with the Boys and Girls Club of Sarasota, fundraisers for the Payton Wright Pediatric Cancer Foundation, speaking engagements...Dick Vitale is always a part of the action in his hometown of Sarasota, Florida.

Read Dick's accounts of his latest community activities here!

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Dick Vitale Gala PDF Print E-mail
The 9th Annual Gala was a smashing success, raising over $2.1 million for pediatric cancer research. Thank you to everyone who supported the Gala this year and we are already looking forward to next year.
 
View photos of the 9th Annual Gala here. And view photos of the V Foundation Reception here.
 
The 10th Annual Dick Vitale Gala will take place Friday, May 15, 2015 at the Ritz Carlton Sarasota.
 
The Gala will honor Jim Boeheim, head basketball coach of Syracuse; Jimbo Fisher, head football coach of Florida State; and Lovie Smith, head football coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
 

 
       
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What is the Gala? 

The Gala is Dick and Lorraine Vitale’s premiere fundraising event that annually raises money for the V Foundation in honor of Dick’s good friend, the late Jim Valvano. Net proceeds from the Dick Vitale Gala will go to fund pediatric cancer research. 

How you can donate:

Fans can still send donations by mail (c/o The V Foundation, 106 Towerview, Cary, NC 27513) or by calling 1-800-4JIMMYV.
 
Please mention that you are donating to the “Dick Vitale Gala” .