Phoenix, Arizona – On October 14, 2023, from 8 am to 12 noon, at 20 S 8th St, Phoenix, AZ 85034. Basketball enthusiasts and cancer advocates will converge at the historic Tanner AME Church for an extraordinary event that combines athleticism, star-studded guest appearances, and a noble cause. Dribble 4 Cancer 2023, organized by the dynamic duo of Positive Image Sports and Tanner Community Development Corporation, is not your average sports event—it’s a record-breaking endeavor with a purpose.

The aim of Dribble 4 Cancer 2023 is twofold: to break the Guinness World Record for the most
individuals dribbling a basketball simultaneously and, more importantly, to raise awareness and inspire hope in the fight against cancer. This event is not just about dribbling basketballs; it’s about dribbling away cancer.

A Star-Studded Lineup of Key Speakers and Guests
Dribble 4 Cancer 2023 is thrilled to announce a lineup of distinguished guests and speakers,

  • Jeff Malone, former NBA player for the Utah Jazz
  • Lafayette “Fat” Lever, former NBA player for the Denver Nuggets
  • Debbie Sledge, historic R&B singer from Sister Sledge
  • Mayor Kevin Hartke of Chandler, Arizona
  • Catherine Miranda, Arizona State Senator
  • Chrystee Pharris, renowned Hollywood actress known for her role in “Passions”
  • AC Green, former NBA Los Angelas Laker forward
  • Elane “Baby Doll” Reid, 3 X Women’s Flyweight Boxing Champion

These notable individuals will lend their voices and support to the cause, making this event an
unforgettable experience.

An Eventful Schedule with a Heartfelt Purpose
The schedule for Dribble 4 Cancer 2023 is packed with meaningful activities:

  • The event kicks off at 8:15 am with guest speakers who will share their personal connections to the cause.
  • At 8:30 am, the spotlight will shine on 40 cancer survivors, honoring their courage and resilience.
  • The event will also recognize 30 children from the Children’s Cancer Network, reminding us of the importance of supporting young fighters.
  • As a special treat, all registered participants will have the opportunity to get their basketballs autographed by 11 celebrity guests, creating lasting memories.

Reaching Those Affected by Cancer
Dribble 4 Cancer 2023 welcomes anyone who has been personally affected by cancer, providing a platform for unity and support. This event is not limited by demographics or industries; it’s a celebration of life and a commitment to making a difference.

Registration and Attendance
To join this monumental event, registration is required at
There is a registration fee of $20.00 per person, which goes directly to support cancer-related
charities and organizations. All registered participants will receive a basketball to have
personally autographed by our celebrity guests.

Event Highlights
Aside from the thrilling record-breaking attempt, Dribble 4 Cancer 2023 will feature live
performances by Billboard artist Amber Dirks, delivering the soulful Motown sound that will
captivate the audience. Moreover, the event showcases the commitment of its sponsors, who
will have tables to distribute information about their businesses.

Sponsors and Partners
Dribble 4 Cancer 2023 extends its heartfelt gratitude to its event gold sponsors:

  • Tanner Community Development Corporation
  • Wholeness 2 Peace
  • Hospice of the Valley
  • The Adair Foundation
  • Black Philanthropic Initiative

These sponsors are vital in making this event a reality and contributing to the fight against

Media Coverage

The event will receive extensive media coverage, with IHeart radio on-site, providing live
streaming and capturing the spirit of Dribble 4 Cancer 2023.

Contact Information
For media inquiries or interviews, please contact David Jones at 602-434-3178.

Join the Movement

Join us at Dribble 4 Cancer 2023 on October 14th, 2023, at the Historic Tanner AME Church.
Together, we can break records and, more importantly, break barriers in the fight against
cancer. For further details and event updates, please visit

About Dribble 4 Cancer 2023
Dribble 4 Cancer 2023 is a testament to the power of community coming together for a
common cause. Beyond the Guinness World Record attempt, it’s a symbol of unity, hope, and
resilience in the face of cancer. Join us in making history and spreading the message that
together, we can dribble away cancer.

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