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"Storrs, Connecticut is the college basketball capital of the world. Congrats to both Huskies champions."   -Dick Vitale

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The 8th Annual Dick Vitale Gala was another smashing success! Over $1.7 million dollars raised in the fight against pediatric cancer!

The 9th Annual Dick Vitale Gala will take place Friday, May 16, 2014 at the Ritz Carlton Sarasota.
The Gala will honor Mike Brey, head basketball coach of Notre Dame; Nick Saban, head football coach of Alabama; and Tom Crean, head basketballcoach of Indiana.

Reserve your spots early because it will sell out quickly!
CLICK HERE for event details, tickets & sponsorship's, donations, and more.

Watch some of the interviews from the 2013 Gala:


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. View pictures from past year's Galas` here as well as the party at the Vitale residence here

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 “Heart of the Program Challenge” and indicate which coach you are supporting.


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