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Hooters Donates $200,000 to The V Foundation for Cancer Research

Hooters collected funds through signature drinks, 2014 Hooters Calendars and in-store donations Hooters of America, LLC, is proud to announce a $200,000 donation for breast cancer research to The V Foundation for Cancer Research, one of the nation’s leading cancer research funding organizations. For this year’s fundraising campaign, Hooters guests participated by purchasing specialty drinks, merchandise, 2014 Hooters Calendars, making donations in-store and attending signature fundraising events. Hooters presented the $200,000 check to The V Foundation on Sunday, April 6, at an exclusive VIP event at the Hooters of West End, Texas, better known as the “World’s Largest Hooters,” amidst the excitement […]

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Steve Bornstein Named Board Chair of The V Foundation for Cancer Research

Bob Lloyd to Remain Active on the Board of Directors and with the V Wine Celebration The V Foundation for Cancer Research, one of the nation’s leading cancer research funding organizations, is proud to announce Steve Bornstein as its Board Chair, effective April 1, 2014.  Bornstein, most recently the President and CEO of NFL Network and Executive Vice President of Media for the NFL, was selected by The V Foundation after six months of careful and strategic deliberations.  Instrumental in helping create the Foundation and an original member of the Board of Directors, Bornstein will succeed Bob Lloyd who has […]

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Jersey Mike’s Subs “Day of Giving” to Benefit The V Foundation for Cancer Research

Triangle Area Restaurants to Donate 100% of Sales on March 26  The V Foundation for Cancer Research, one of the nation’s leading cancer research funding organizations, is excited to join forces with Triangle area Jersey Mike’s Subs for the 4th Annual March “Month of Giving.”  The month-long campaign will culminate with Jersey Mike’s “Day of Giving” on Wednesday, March 26, when 100% of 25 Triangle area locations’ sales will go to The V Foundation. “Jersey Mike’s Subs continues to be a great partner of the Foundation and we are very pleased to be joining forces with them again this year,” […]

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Apple Gold Group Launches 8th Annual Fundraiser for The V Foundation

North Carolina Applebee’s Restaurants Goal to Raise $200,000 for Cancer Research The Apple Gold Group, Raleigh based franchisee of Applebee’s Grill and Bar, proudly announces the launch of its eighth annual March fundraiser in support of The V Foundation for Cancer Research. The fundraiser will run from March6th through April 7th during the men’s and women’s ACC and NCAA Basketball Tournaments. One hundred percent of the proceeds raised through Applebee’s go to The V Foundation to continue pediatric cancer research at Duke Children’s Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, through a grant established in Applebee’s name.     Guests who dine […]

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PopCap brings eight games to the Humble Weekly Sale, helps support cancer research

PopCapTM Games, a division of Electronic Arts Inc. and creators of award-winning hits including BejeweledTM, ZumaTM, PeggleTM and Plants vs. ZombiesTM, has teamed up with pay-what-you-want plus charity organizers, Humble Bundle, to launch the Humble Weekly Sale: PopCap today. The promotion runs for one week and features eight irresistible puzzlers and casual games on Steam and OriginTM for Windows, with select games also available for Mac. Purchases include these vibrant games on OriginTM for Windows with most games also available for Mac. You can also optionally redeem your games on Steam. Full system requirements for the games can be found […]

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The V Foundation To Receive $100,000 Donation From Sales of Taylor Swift’s Single “Ronan”

Donations to Benefit Pediatric Cancer Research in Honor of Song’s Namesake The V Foundation for Cancer Research, one of the nation’s leading cancer research funding organizations, is excited to announce that it will receive $100,000 from the sales of international superstar Taylor Swift’s single “Ronan,” whose proceeds benefit pediatric cancer research.  Swift’s donation will add to the more than $14 million The V Foundation has already awarded to fund pediatric cancer research through signature events like the Dick Vitale Gala. Cancer is the leading disease-related cause of children’s death in the US.  The V Foundation is intent on changing this […]

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The V Foundation for Cancer Research & Jersey Mike’s Subs Team Up For Month of Giving in March

100% of Sales Go to 96 Charities on March 26 “Day of Giving”  The V Foundation for Cancer Research is joining forces with 25 Jersey Mike’s Subs restaurants throughout the Raleigh/Durham area for the 4th Annual March “Month of Giving” fundraising campaign. During the month of March, customers can make a donation to The V Foundation for Cancer Research at any area Jersey Mike’s restaurant. The campaign will culminate in the nationwide event, Jersey Mike’s “Day of Giving” on Wednesday, March 26, when 100% of the day’s sales will go to 96 different charities including hospitals, youth organizations, food banks […]

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Medifast Announces Partnership with The V Foundation for Cancer Research

Partnership to Raise Money for Research Grants Exploring the Impact of Healthy Living on Cancer & Cancer Related Diseases Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED), a leading United States manufacturer and provider of clinically proven, portion-controlled weight-loss products and programs announced today its partnership with The V Foundation for Cancer Research, one of the nation’s leading cancer research funding organizations. As part of this multi-faceted partnership with The V Foundation, Medifast will fund research grants that explore the link between obesity and cancer and the impact of healthy living on preventing cancer-related diseases. The partnership will kick off with the Medifast Slam […]

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Jimmy V’s Osteria + Bar and The V Foundation Partner in the Fight Against Cancer

Restaurant Donates $40,000 to The V Foundation to Fund Cutting-Edge Cancer Research The V Foundation for Cancer Research, one of the nation’s leading cancer research funding organizations, and Jimmy V’s Osteria + Bar are proud to announce the restaurant has raised more than $40,000 for cancer research.  Named for the late Jim Valvano, North Carolina State basketball coach and ESPN commentator, Jimmy V’s Osteria + Bar donates 2.5% of its revenue to fund cutting-edge cancer research through The V Foundation.  “Jimmy V’s Osteria + Bar, Northview Hotels & Resorts and the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel are honored and humbled to be […]

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Ninth Annual Dick Vitale Gala to Honor Nick Saban, Mike Brey and Tom Crean

Net Proceeds of the Event to be Awarded to Pediatric Cancer Research through The V Foundation The V Foundation for Cancer Research, one of the nation’s leading cancer research funding organizations, is proud to announce the Ninth Annual Dick Vitale Gala.  The Gala, hosted by ESPN’s Hall of Fame Sportscaster Dick Vitale, will be held on Friday, May 16, 2014, at the Ritz-Carlton in Sarasota, Florida.  University of Alabama head football coach Nick Saban, University of Notre Dame head men’s basketball coach Mike Brey and Indiana University head men’s basketball coach Tom Crean will be honored during the event.  Net […]

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