Blog

Archive | March, 2010

Spring Means a Return to Golf With the Jimmy V Atlanta Celebrity Golf Classic!

Spring weather is here, and golf is in the air! We’re holding the 7th Annual Atlanta Celebrity Golf Classic on May 3, and for $750, YOU can participate! For this memorable event, we’ll be pairing every foursome with a celebrity. Some exciting names expected to participate are: Mike Cheever (Former NFL and Georgia Tech player), Larry Conley (College Basketball Analyst ESPN), Paul Johnson (GA Tech Head Football Coach), and many others. Join us to help The V Foundation fund a cancer research grant in Atlanta. May will be here before we know it! Click here to find out more or […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Be Inspired by One Team. One Cause.

You can call it whatever you wish.  Some say it’s a movement others have labeled it a call to action but “One Team. One Cause.” seeks to inspire people around the globe to help The V Foundation battle cancer. What would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail?  This question is central to “One Team. One Cause.”  We cannot fail.  It’s going to take all of us to beat cancer.  With your help, The V Foundation is ensuring success in the fight. Everyone knows someone who’s been touched by cancer.  Who do you know? What would you give to […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Help The V Foundation While Saving on Papa John’s Pizza!

With brackets causing a frenzy in homes and offices nationwide, this is one of the most exciting times of the year! We’re so pleased to announce some great news: we’ve partnered with the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) to help us capitalize on the excitement and attention that this time of year brings. Papa John’s Pizza is generously supporting The V Foundation during this wonderful time of year by creating the “Coaches Code Challenge.” From March 16 – April 6th when the code “beatcancer” is used for any order of an XL, two topping Papa John’s pizza at PapaJohns.com, a $1.00 donation […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Join Applebee’s in Supporting The V Foundation During March Madness!

Applebee’s promotion of The V Foundation through the March Madness fundraiser is well underway! Applebee’s is selling paper basketballs for a $1 minimum donation to The V Foundation. Support your favorite team AND cancer research. Fifty-one restaurants in the Apple Gold Group, franchisee of Applebee’s restaurants in North Carolina, Oklahoma and Arkansas, are participating in this unique fundraiser. Show your support for your favorite team by purchasing a basketball at participating Applebee’s locations. Donating to a great cause has never been this fun (or delicious!).

Read full story Comments { 0 }

The Time Has Come to Show Your Spirit!

The weather has warmed, the birds are chirping and March has finally arrived.  That can only mean one thing… college basketball tournament season is upon us!  The conference tournaments are getting cranked up and the teams are making their final efforts to be included in that field of 65.  The frenzy of this season is unrivaled, as Coach Valvano’s Wolfpack demonstrated in 1983, and the players, coaches, and fans are all waiting with baited breath to get started! During this maddening time, help show your rival just whose fans are the best by hosting a Show Your Spirit event.  Set […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Recognize a Loved One With a V Foundation Gift

If you’ve been thinking about doing something special for a loved one, and can’t put your finger on just what to do, consider making a gift to The V Foundation in their honor or memory. Honor and memorial gifts are a great way to recognize a loved one while helping fund essential cancer research.  Whether you can give $10 or $1,000, every donation helps as we battle this terrible disease. If you’re ready to make this special donation, simply click here.

Read full story Comments { 0 }

The V Foundation’s Call to Action

Take a second and think of a type of cancer that has touched you. There’s a very good chance that The V Foundation has funded research specifically for that cancer type. While larger amounts have certainly gone to some of the most deadly and common cancers, such as lung cancer and leukemia, grants have been issued to fund cancers across the board. A small sampling would include colon, cervical, and pancreatic cancer but would not exclude Ewing’s Sarcoma or breast and prostate cancer. True to Jim’s final wish, we want to find a cure for all cancers. That means that […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Show Your Spirit (The Time is Now!)

March is upon us and that means its time to Show Your Spirit!  Registration is easy and only cost $5.  With this minimum donation you can sport your teams gear during your business’ designated day and prove just who has college basketball’s greatest fans. Just follow these 4 easy steps to make your Show Your Spirit day as successful as possible. 1.) REGISTER your business or school online at jimmyv.org/showyourspirit.  Once registered, you’ll receive your Show Your Spirit kit which includes everything you’ll need for a great day! 2.) ORGANIZE your campaign by selecting a day between March 18 and […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Applebee’s Teaming up with The V Foundation

Once again Applebee’s is teaming up with The V Foundation for a great March Madness fundraiser!  Applebee’s will be selling paper basketballs for a $1 donation to The V Foundation.  The promotion will be happening in 51 different locations.  Go show that pesky neighbor whose team is actually superior and donate to cancer research at the same time. Last year Applebee’s managed to raise $128,000 and this year they’re shooting for even more.  Help them make this goal a reality by supporting the restaurant and supporting The V Foundation.

Read full story Comments { 0 }