ESPN Radio Raises Another Million For V Foundation
July 15, 2011 at 11:12 AM (PT)
The seventh annual "Don’t Give Up ESPYs V Foundation Auction" raised $810,955 for The V Foundation for Cancer Research, a 61% increase over last year’s total of $504,000 and more than four times the inaugural event’s $201,000. The event has raised more than $4,900,000 in its seven years.
The annual event offered more than 200 items and experiences via auction either online from JULY 3rd-13th or as part of an ESPN RADIO 18-hour, on-air radiothon WEDNESDAY, JULY 13th. When combined with the ESPY Celebrity Golf Classic, more than $1,860,000 million was raised for cancer research during ESPYs Week.