July is Vince Carter's big fund-raising month. His Charity Gala and Charity Golf Tournament take place then with VC as the host. They've supplemented the $3 million he's given over time. This year, the economy has cut attendance in half. Asked why he raises money and doesn't just fund it himself, Carter says it's about community involvement and "I give all the money I can."
- Poor economy fouls Vince Carter's fundraising - Ray Weiss - Daytona Beach News-Journal