Our 18th Annual Coaches vs. Cancer BasketBall honoring Coach Herb Magee was a huge success! Thank you to all of our generous sponsors and guests for your support. Check back soon for more details about our 19th Annual BasketBall and visit www.phillycvc.org to see all the other Coaches vs. Cancer events happening in Philadelphia.
about the event
The Coaches vs. Cancer BasketBall brings together business, health care, and philanthropic leaders for a night to make a difference in the fight against cancer and fund life saving research, patient services and programs right here in Philadelphia.
We're thrilled to be back in person for our 18th Annual BasketBall. Proof of vaccination will be required for all guests. Please continue to monitor this website for additional details. Check here for our full COVID-19 safety regulations.
The American Cancer Society is dedicated to saving lives, celebrating lives, and leading the fight for a world without cancer. From breakthrough research, to free lodging near treatment, a 24/7/365 live helpline, free rides to treatment, and convening powerful activists to create awareness and impact, the Society is the only organization attacking cancer from every angle.
The 18th Annual BasketBall will honor Coach Herb Magee. The Jefferson Ram's Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Coach is a beloved Philly legend. We're proud to honor Coach's career, retirement, and lengthy list of accomplishments off the court, at this year's BasketBall.
50% net proceeds benefit the AstraZeneca Hope Lodge in Philadelphia
american cancer society
Hope Lodge provides free lodging for cancer patients and caregiver when the best option for treatment is far from home. With 30 Hope Lodges across the US, patients can take the worry and financial stress out of where they are going to stay, and can focus on what's really important - getting better.
Philadelphia's AstraZeneca Hope Lodge
12,591 patients served
$17 million saved
Fund the mission with a
100% tax deductible donation