Here’s how it all began…

In 2011, a freelance cameraman in the United States, Jeremy Schultz, passed away following injuries sustained during a fire at his home. His death and the loss of the home left his family in a nearly impossible position as they lost their home and all of their possessions.

In the following weeks, however, CBS, with the help of the Alma Foundation and SVG, was able to raise more than $50,000 to help his family begin to rebuild their lives and pay for medical bills.

The new relationship between the Alma Foundation and SVG led, ultimately, to the decision to create the Sports Broadcasting Fund and help many more of those in need. Since its inception the fund has helped dozens of people who have suffered from illness, been unable to work due to an injury or surgery, those who have lost a home due to disaster, and much more.