The honorees at this year's gala are Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians, Gonzaga University head coach Mark Few and ESPN commentator Stephen A. Smith.
For the past 22 years, Dick and Lorraine Vitale have donated $5,000 each year to be distributed to deserving members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County.
Mark and Cindy Pentecost, founders of It Works!, were the donors.
Meet the compassionate givers, young and old, who helped to change our world this year.
ESPN sportscaster Stuart Scott fought a rare form of cancer.