Big 5 Events

We host a number of annual events with the Big 5 Coaches throughout the year. Learn more about each of those events here.

Tourney Tip-Off Breakfast- March

Guests gather on the historic Palestra floor for a morning of food, fun, and NCAA Division l Men’s Basketball Finals! More than 400 corporate leaders have the opportunity to network and compare their brackets with those of the coaches and some favorite sports media personalities.

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BasketBall Gala- April

The BasketBall is an amazing gathering of leaders from Philadelphia’s health care, business and philanthropic communities who come together to raise significant funds for the American Cancer Society. This black-tie evening features an elegant dinner, entertainment, spectacular live and silent auctions, and late-night dancing, all in support of this important life-saving cause.

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Jim Maloney Golf Classic- September

Our Jim Maloney Golf Classic is a high-end, amenity-rich tournament that raises funds for the Society’s mission of improving the lives of people with cancer and their families through advocacy, research, and patient support, to ensure everyone has an opportunity to prevent, detect, treat, and survive cancer.

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Preseason Luncheon- October

Get up close and personal with the Big 5 Coaches as guests enjoy an afternoon of lunch, networking, and an exclusive look into the coaches’ winning mentalities for the upcoming season.

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Other Events & Fundraisers

We have many volunteer leaders who host tournaments and fundraisers throughout the year to benefit Coaches vs. Cancer. Learn more about each of those events here.

School & Youth Initiative

Year-Round, The Coaches vs. Cancer School and Youth Initiative is a program designed to encourage student-athletes, coaches, fans, parents, athletic directors and local communities to become more involved and make an impact in the fight against cancer.

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Hackers vs. Cancer Golf Tournament

June 21, 11:30am, Lederach Golf Club, Harleysville, PA Tee off and take a hack out of cancer! Mike Romero and the Hackers vs. Cancer team are hosting their 13th annual tournament, benefitting Coaches vs. Cancer. For more information and to register, contact Mike at 915-867-3232. Act fast, this tournament sells out!

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Officials vs. Cancer Golf Classic

June 24, Lederach Golf Club, Harleysville, PA The Officials vs. Cancer Philadelphia Chapter fundraises year round with their golf event being their largest annual fundraiser benefitting Coaches vs. Cancer. Email Jim Koskinen for more information and to register!

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Coaches vs. Cancer 5K

June 30, 7:30am, Wilson Farm Park, 500 Lee Road, Wayne, PA The 2024 Coaches vs Cancer Philly 5K will be the inaugural race which benefits the American Cancer Society. All ages, family, and friends are invited to participate! 

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ACS Night at the Phillies

August 30, 6:40pm- Join us for ACS Night at the Philadelphia Phillies as the Phils take on NL East rivals the Atlanta Braves. Go to and use code CVC and a portion of your ticket sale will benefit CvC! Each ticket also includes a $12 food voucher.

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Amy Fadool’s Philly Golf Classic

October 14, Philadelphia Cricket Club,Join Amy Fadool and the Philly Golf Classic committee for the 10th Annual Philly Golf Classic! They have raised nearly $250,000 for the American Cancer Society with this spectacular event.

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