Events

Host a Fundraiser

Host a Fundraiser

All over the country, individuals, families and corporations dedicate enormous amounts of time and energy moving The V Foundation closer to fulfilling Jim Valvano’s dream of finding cures for cancer. These volunteers organize fun, inspiring events ranging from bake sales and basketball games to runs and walks – each as unique as the individuals who create them.

Create your own fundraiser, and support cancer research. You too can make a difference. Join us today!

The John Barton Memorial Golf Outing

  • Date: July 23, 2016
  • Location: Sugar Grove, IL
  • Contact: Jerry Auchstetter | 630 896-6010 | auchstetter@comcast.net

Bob ‘Rabbi’ Beinborn Memorial Golf Outing

  • Date: August 5, 2016
  • Location: Madison, WI
  • Contact: Brian Beinborn | 608-445-4800 | beinborn@hotmail.com

Join us for the 3rd Annual Rabbi’s Memorial Golf Outing. All proceeds will go to the Rabbi Memorial Fund, used to provide scholarships to high school students, and The V Foundation for Cancer Research. The event is a four-person scramble and includes contests, silent auction, flight winners and more! Stick around after the golf and invite others to enjoy the Mighty WheelHouse on the terrace at University Ridge. Come out on August 5th and give back while enjoying the best your community has to offer. A community impacted by a great man who would want us all to pay it forward. We hope to see you there!

Who’s Down with O.D.P.

Who’s Down with O.D.P. is the Innagural PDGA Pro/Am Disc Golf C-Tier event at Oakboro District Park in Oakboro, North Carolina run by the Albemarle Disc golf Association. Registration can be found at Discgolfscene.com.

Who’s Down with O.D.P.

Who’s Down with O.D.P. is the Innagural PDGA Pro/Am Disc Golf C-Tier event at Oakboro District Park in Oakboro, North Carolina run by the Albemarle Disc golf Association.

Roy G. Veraszto and Jean Herr Golf Outing

  • Date: August 8, 2016
  • Location: Northport, NY
  • Contact: Christopher Veraszto | 631-877-5571 | chrisv56@msn.com

7th Annual Roy G Veraszto and Jean Herr Memorial Golf Outing. 18 hole golf outing followed by dinner and Chinese auction.

Lehigh Valley Jimmy V Golf Classic

  • Date: August 8, 2016
  • Location: Danielsville, PA
  • Contact: Kevin Edwards | 610-704-6803 | kevinedwards@pga.com

4 Person golf event at Woodstone Country Club & Lodge with a silent auction to raise money for The V Foundation.

Kreider Kopp Memorial Fund Summer Bash

  • Date: August 13, 2016
  • Location: Manheim, PA
  • Contact: Julie Ernst

For the past two years, the Kreider Kopp Memorial Summer Bash has fundraised for The V Foundation and has donated more than $25,000! The Bash features a BBQ meal, drinks, live entertainment and silent auction. Since 2011, we have been raising funds to support organizations that supported us and our loved ones as they fought their battles with cancer. Bill Kreider (57) brain cancer and Dave Kopp (40) stomach cancer… forever in our hearts!

Youth Science Technology and Art C

  • Date: August 13, 2016 - August 14, 2016
  • Contact: John Taylor | 8137707188 | wedotec32@gmail.com

Jerry Fry Memorial Golf Outing

  • Date: September 1, 2016
  • Location: Newport, PA
  • Contact: Abbie Fry | 717-269-6254 | abbier.fry@gmail.com

In memory of Jerry Fry, avid golfer and greenskeeper.

Stop The War In My Rack

  • Date: September 17, 2016
  • Location: St. Pete Beach, FL
  • Contact: Alecia Sugden | 727-313-2035 | aleciasugden@yahoo.com

1st annual Trolley crawl hosted by Shadracks Beach Bar.

I Got SNAGGED for Jimmy V

  • Date: January 30, 2016
  • Location: Duquesne University
  • Contact: Jill Purcell | 267-218-4006 | purcellj@duq.edu

“I Got SNAGGED 4 Jimmy V” is an interactive mini golf tournament along with a Chinese auction with prizes from local businesses. Participants play four holes of golf in hopes getting the best score and winning a trophy and prize. All profits from the event go directly to The V Foundation.

Helfrich-Falvey Charity Golf Outing

Charity golf outing in honor of Teresa Helfrich and Dennis Falvey, who died of cancer in 2009. The golf outing will take place at Heritage Hills golf course in York, PA and includes lunch, reception. Last year – $17k raised. For more information on this event, visit the event website.

Tom Jacon Memorial Golf Outing

  • Date: October 23, 2016
  • Location: Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Contact: Zachary Kircher | 518-461-0894 | zachkircher32@yahoo.com

A golf tournament at Saratoga National Golf Club.

Dance to “Beat” Cancer

A concert tour at various venues in Wisconsin, including university campuses and nightclubs. Percentage of ticket sales will go to The V Foundation for Cancer Research, participants will also be able to make a donation either online or at the event.

13th Annual Jimmy V CYO Classic

4 day basketball tournament involving local CYO teams, DJ playing music, Spirit of Jimmy V medallions awarded to deserving player on each team, silent auction and concessions. Jim Valvano’s speech plays non-stop for 4 days. Cornerstone of event is that we make it very personal by recognizing and honoring local families that have been affected by cancer. This past year we recognized all survivors and surviving families by giving them an opportunity to speak prior to games. We have raised over $300,000 for cancer research with this event and other events that we sponsor. Our CYO Classic has become know locally as “4 Special Days.”

Keep It Alive For Cancer

  • Date: March 4, 2016
  • Location: Weston, FL
  • Contact: Michael Graff | 305-205-2223 | mgraff8197@aol.com

Participants (kids and adults) will keep a basketball dribbling from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., or for as long as they can, receiving pledge donations for each hour. Aaron Graff, 12 years old, will be having his Bar Mitzvah in April 2016 and this is his idea for his mitzvah project.

Dulaney Jimmy V Basketball Game

  • Date: March 16, 2017
  • Location: Timonium, MD
  • Contact: Jessica Szymanski | 908-309-5148 | jszymanski3@bcps.org

Faculty basketball game at Dulaney High School.