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  • Writer's pictureFagothethird Franklin

Alpha Phi Alpha will team up with ESPN and V Foundation to honor Stuart Scott

New York- Stuart Scott's fraternity Alpha Phi Alpha will be partnering up with ESPN and the V Foundation to honor their brother in an unique way.

This week is the start of bringing awareness to the V Foundation, as they continue to find different ways to help individuals that have cancer. ESPN and other companies will be donating money to the V Foundation.

In 2015, ESPN's sports anchor Stuart Scott passed away from cancer. Each year ESPN honors Stuarts' legacy in a memorable way. After Scott passed away, the Stuart Scott Memorial Cancer Research Fund, which was established by ESPN and the V Foundation in honor of him.

"Funding for cancer research has been down across the board this year due to the wide range of needs from the pandemic, yet it remains one of the leading causes of death in the U.S.,” said Kevin Martinez, vice president of ESPN Corporate Citizenship. “ESPN remains committed to our long-standing tradition of raising funds for cancer research, especially for those who are disproportionately affected through the Stuart Scott Fund.”

The Alphas will be announcing how they will be helping out with the foundation and keeping their brother's legacy going in the next few days on ESPN Radio’s Keyshawn, JWill & Zubin Show.


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