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ESPN Raises Over $6.7M For Underserved Communities Battling Cancer During 14th Annual V Week

ESPN is on a mission to fight cancer. The sports network and its partners had a new mission in mind for its 14th annual V Week — addressing inequities in communities of color with a focus on the Stuart Scott Memorial Cancer Research Fund which encourages cutting-edge research for African Americans, Hispanics, and other minorities suffering from cancer.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by The V Foundation (@thevfoundation) Thanks to sports leagues, employees, the corporate community, and more donations from sports fans than ever before, ESPN’s 14th annual V Week raised more than $6.7 million for the V Foundation for Cancer Research. “During this year’s V Week, we highlighted the fact that people of color are disproportionately affected by cancer,” said vice president of ESPN Corporate Citizenship, Kevin Martinez. “But thanks to the Stuart Scott Memorial Cancer Research Fund and new initiatives with Alpha Phi Alpha and our first-ever Equity in Health panel, I am hopeful...

Jan 27, 2021