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Stand Up To Cancer and The V Foundation Establish Grants Program for Young Researchers

Robin Roberts to Announce New Cancer Research Collaboration during The 2014 ESPYS on July 16 Two cancer-fighting initiatives come together this year at The 2014 ESPYS to join forces in the battle against the disease. ESPN today has announced that The V Foundation for Cancer Research and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation, will collaborate on grants for research scholars working within an emerging scientific field known as convergence, a new model of research meant to spur innovation in new ways of combating cancer. “We are so proud to make the announcement of these two major organizations […]

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The V Foundation Names Rob Steeger Vice President of Event and Cause Marketing

 The V Foundation for Cancer Research, one of the nation’s leading cancer research funding organizations, is pleased to announce Rob Steeger as Vice President of Event & Cause Marketing.   Steeger, most recently the Director of Partnership Marketing at the United States Tennis Association (USTA), was selected after an extensive nationwide search.  As Vice President of Event & Cause Marketing, Steeger will develop and execute the overall strategy, tactics and budgets for existing and potential V Foundation events, community efforts, corporate partnerships and cause related marketing programs on a national level. “We are so pleased to welcome Rob to The V Team!  His […]

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The V Foundation for Cancer Research Announces 16th Annual V Wine Celebration

Net Proceeds to Benefit Cancer Research and Awareness Programs  The 16th annual V Wine Celebration, which raises funds for The V Foundation for Cancer Research, one of the nation’s leading cancer research funding organizations, is slated for Thursday, August 7 through Saturday, August 10, 2014, in Napa Valley. The three-day signature fundraising event encompasses fine wines, gourmet cuisine, exclusive experiences, live music entertainment and live and silent auctions. Over the last 15 years, The V Wine Celebration has raised more than $53 million with this annual event. Funds have helped the organization provide 539 cancer research grants nationwide, including grants […]

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Applebee’s® Kids Helping Kids Triathlon Invites Children 7-12 to Swim, Bike, Run and Help Kids

Fun day of physical activity benefiting The V Foundation for Cancer Research Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar® is calling children, ages seven to 12, to grab their running shoes, swim goggles and bike helmets to join in the fight against children’s cancers during the Applebee’s Kids Helping Kids Triathlon, benefiting The V Foundation for Cancer Research®, on Oct. 12 at the Triangle Aquatic Center in Cary, North Carolina. The Applebee’s Kids Helping Kids Triathlon is designed with fun first in mind. Children of all experience levels are invited to register to race their friends, siblings and classmates through an achievable […]

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X Games Austin Kick-Off Bash to Benefit The V Foundation for Cancer Research

The V Foundation for Cancer Research, one of the nation’s leading cancer research funding organizations, is thrilled to announce a one-of-a-kind charity event at the inaugural X Games Austin 2014.  101X’s X Games Austin Kick-Off Bash to Benefit The V Foundation for Cancer Research Presented by GSD&M and Dos Equis will be held on Wednesday, June 4, at The Belmont.  The event will be hosted by X Games stars and BMX legends Mat Hoffman and Ryan Nyquist and feature musical performances by G.Love, Zeale and more.  Net proceeds of the Kick-Off Bash will benefit The V Foundation for Cancer Research. […]

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Dick Vitale Gala Honors Nick Saban, Mike Brey and Tom Crean

Ninth Annual Event Benefits Pediatric Cancer Research Grants through The V Foundation Celebrities from the world of sports and entertainment crowded the Ritz-Carlton Sarasota tonight for the Ninth Annual Dick Vitale Gala to raise money in the fight against pediatric cancer through The V Foundation for Cancer Research.  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 were honored at the event.  The 2014 Gala is expected to raise more than $2 million for pediatric cancer research, with the final amount to […]

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Triangle Jersey Mike’s Subs Locations Raise $70,000 for Cancer Research through The V Foundation

The V Foundation for Cancer Research, one of the nation’s leading cancer research funding organizations, and Triangle area Jersey Mike’s Subs are proud to announce that this year’s “Month of Giving” campaign raised $70,000 for cancer research.  Throughout March, 25 Triangle store locations offered customers the opportunity to donate to The V Foundation with their purchase.  The “Month of Giving” culminated on March 26, 2014, this year’s designated “Day of Giving,” during which Jersey Mike’s donated 100% of their proceeds directly to The V Foundation. “We are beyond proud to be the beneficiary of Jersey Mike’s generosity,” said Susan Braun, […]

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Team V Goes the Distance for Cancer Research at Inaugural Rock ‘n’ Roll Raleigh Marathon & ½ Marathon

Event Raises More Than $300,000 for The V Foundation for Cancer Research The V Foundation for Cancer Research, one of the nation’s leading cancer research funding organizations, is proud to announce that Team V efforts raised more than $300,000 at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Raleigh Marathon & ½ Marathon presented by WRAL benefiting The V Foundation for Cancer Research.  As Rock ‘n’ Roll Raleigh’s official charity partner, The V Foundation was represented by 465 full and half marathon participants called Team V.  “Team V did a great job raising funds for cancer research,” said Susan Braun, CEO of The V […]

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Ninth Annual Dick Vitale Gala Attracts Sports Celebrities in the Fight Against Cancer

Proceeds to Benefit Pediatric Cancer Research and Related Programs through The V Foundation The V Foundation for Cancer Research, one of the nation’s leading cancer research funding organizations, and ESPN Hall of Fame Sportscaster Dick Vitale are pleased to announce the many sports celebrities scheduled to attend the Ninth Annual Dick Vitale Gala on May 16 in Sarasota, Florida.  Net proceeds from the event will benefit pediatric cancer research through The V Foundation.  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 […]

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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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