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!

Boston College Hoops for Hope Fundraiser

  • Date: December 21, 2015 - March 31, 2016
  • Location: Chestnut Hill, MA
  • Contact: Jacob Grossbaum | 508-479-2636 | bchoopsforhope@gmail.com

BC Hoops for Hope is aiming to fulfill our mission of raising funds and awareness for The V Foundation for Cancer Research. Named after NCAA Basketball Coach Jimmy Valvano, the fund donates to help find a cure for a tragic disease that has effected us all.

San Diego Coaches vs. Cancer Event

San Diego Coaches vs. Cancer Boys Basketball 1-day Event.

All proceeds to be donated to The V Foundation.

Cancer Shoot Out

A high school basketball game played in honor of cancer survivors, warriors, and those who have fallen.

3 for The V Foundation

  • Date: February 2, 2016 - April 1, 2016
  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Contact: Chicago Sport & Social Club | 312-850-8152 | chris@chicagosocial.com

The Chicago Sport and Social Club (CSSC) and Corona Extra are teaming up to support The V Foundation for Cancer Research with a fundraiser shooting to raise awareness and donations during the CSSC Winter 2016 Basketball leagues. CSSC and Corona Extra have made a pledge to jointly donate $1 for every 3-pointer made in the CSSC winter basketball season from February 1 – April (estimated 10,000). CSSC and Corona Extra are also inviting CSSC participants to join in the cause.

Hugh Scott’s Annual Oscar Party

  • Date: February 27, 2016 - February 28, 2016
  • Location: Lilburn, GA
  • Contact: Hugh Scott | 404-731-9284 | hugh_scott@bellsouth.net

Annual Oscar Weekend Party and Fundraiser to benefit mankind. There will be music, dancing and a dramatic reading from cancer survivor Dr. Stephanie Anne Johnson.

Miss Greek MSU 2016

  • Date: March 31, 2016
  • Location: Starkville, MS
  • Contact: Jacob Stone | 251-979-3409 | jas1621@msstate.edu

A Greek scholarship pageant for the sororities, also involves fraternities

Checking for Cancer

  • Date: April 9, 2016
  • Location: Boulder, CO
  • Contact: Guthrie McGlynn | 303-525-5560 | wgmcglynn@gmail.com

All-star hockey game with teams made of the best hockey players within the Boulder Greek Community. We hope to bring in at least 500 spectators to attend the event.

Wade Unified Basketball Charity Game

  • Date: April 29, 2016
  • Location: Waldorf, MD
  • Contact: Steven Baldo | 716-207-3784 | sjbaldo@gmail.com

The William B. Wade Unified Basketball Team will be holding their 2nd annual charity game. We are proud to donate 100% of our proceeds to The V Foundation. Our team’s motto this year is, “Don’t give up, don’t give up.”

Bombers Rare Beer Experience

Bombers Beverage Company of Wilmington, N.C. will be providing the Cape Fear Region with a new quality rare beer event mid-May of 2016. The Bombers Rare Beer Experience will coincide with American Craft Beer Week. Tickets for the event are to go on sale in November of 2015 and will include commemorative stemmed ware, a tasting notebook, locally sourced finger food, and bottled water. .

The Inaugural Bombers Rare Beer Experience is being created to provide craft beer enthusiasts with the pinnacle of beer tasting experiences. Participating brewery representatives will pour rare beers in an intimate environment, allowing attendants the opportunity to learn what makes these beers so magnificent.

Edward Mengel Memorial

5th year golf tournament

The Mo Open Golf Tourament

  • Date: June 18, 2016
  • Location: Scottsville, NY
  • Contact: Robert Scantlin | 585-319-0306 | Bobbym1211@yahoo.com

Golf Tournament to honor the memory of Maureen Scantlin.

Matty Frame Golf Tournament

  • Date: June 24, 2016
  • Location: Littlestown, PA
  • Contact: Timothy Frame | 240-372-6462 | tim.r.frame@gmail.com

The family and friends of Matt Frame are hosting a golf tournament in support of The V Foundation for Cancer Research.

Rabbi’s Memorial Golf Outing

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

Join us for the 3rd Bob ‘Rabbi’ Beinborn Memorial Golf Outing at University Ridge in Madison, WI on August 5, 2016. The event features excellent flight and prizes, a silent auction and the Wheelhouse band playing in the pavilion after the golf!

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.

COST: $125 per golfer includes 18 holes, cart, practice balls, raffle ticket, drink chip, dinner, cover charge for the WheelHouse and a special edition Rabbi’s t-shirt!

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!

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.

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.

Dance to “Beat” Cancer

A concert tour at various venues in Wisconsin, including university campuses and nightclubs. A majority of ticket sales will go to the Jimmy V Foundation for Cancer Research as well as the ability to make a donation either online or at the location.

13th Annual Jimmy V CYO Classic

4 day basketball tournament involving local CYO teams, attended by over 4000 people, DJ playing music, players being introduced before games, Spirit of Jimmy V medallions awarded to deserving player on each team, silent auction, raffles, concessions. Jimmy V speech plays non-stop for 4 days. We have over 100 volunteers from local high school teams.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.