Just an out-of-the-box thought of a way to spread a small fraction of that money around at a more personal level.
In addition to the disease itself, many families of kids battling cancer battle financial hardships from the medical bills.
Unfortunately, I know this first-hand.
No disrespect to the V Foundation, as that has become the most prominent cancer research foundation in the country. However, there are foundations right in our bakyard that are much more hands-on and impactful in a roll-up-your-sleeves way to the families that you reference above CJB.
V Foundation event originally scheduled for May was postponed to Sept.4. It has now been redesignated as a virtual event on that date. Vitale maintains his lofty goal of $5 million this year and had been able to get substantial support from a local entrepreneur and Mark Cuban. 100% of proceeds go to pediatric cancer research. 100% of all donations to the foundation goes to research. Last year’s event raised a record $4.3 million, bringing the total generated by the 14 galas to $29.3 million.