Community Activities



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.

Slam Dunk Cancer Event

Join College Basketballs Elite for one SPECIAL night! Mark your calendars for April 2nd, 2015 at the Crane Bay Events Center in Indianapolis and join Dick Vitale and his friends for a one of a kind event featuring The Band Perry while enjoying the biggest weekend of Men`s college basketball.

For tickets and Donation Package Information visit:

For more information, contact Bill Webb @ 214-205-7495


Community Activities

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!


Dick Vitale Gala

The 2017 Dick Vitale Gala was an AWESOME SUCCESS raising a gala record over $3.1 Million dollars!  For a total of 21.3 MILLION since the Gala began.

Thank you to our honorees and every single person who donated to the cause!

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The 2018 Dick Vitale Gala will be Friday May 11, 2018 at the Ritz-Carlton Sarasota. Reserve your table now!


Quote of the Week

"The 192 Dolphins are celebrating as the Chiefs lost, leaving no unbeaten teams in the NFL."

  -Dick Vitale