The Cape Verdean Basketball Association, ACVB, has taken the initiative to start the COVID-19 Relief Fund to help as many communities as possible. ACVB is pledging to feed at least 500 families in the islands Sao Vicente and Santiago where COVID 19 has had the most impact. Proceeds aggregated by this fundraise will go directly to families affected.
ACVB has partnered with organizations in Santiago and Sao Vicente who will purchase the materials and distribute them. (In Santiago - Cruz Vermelia & Sao Vicente - Bento Lima.) These organizations are already doing ground work in these communities.
ACVB 2020 Season will be SUSPENDED until further notice due to health and public concerns of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Community Day Basketball - Boston 2019
ACVB coordinated its first community event in Boston in collaboration with the City of Boston and BCYF. The event was also help sponsored by DFA (The Depina Family Association) & MAPS (Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers). Boston Police Commissioner William G. Gross on behalf of the Boston Police Activities league (PAL) donated drinks and snacks for the event in Boston. Click here to READ MORE...