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All over the country, individuals, families and corporations dedicate enormous amounts of time and energy to move The Foundation closer to fulfilling Jim Valvano’s dream of finding a cure for cancer. These volunteers organize fun and inspiring fundraisers to spread awareness of The V Foundation’s mission. Some of these events include basketball games, golf tournaments, formal galas and many more – each as unique as the individuals who conduct them. We recognize the hard work that goes into coordinating an event and we truly appreciate the effort and dedication that these individuals, groups and families extend to supporting our cause.

David Dean Tennis League

  • Date: September 9, 2014 - October 9, 2014
  • Location: Richmond, VA
  • Contact: Brad Williamson | 804-644-2653 | propaneman@verizon,net

Mens tennis league in honor of our friend, David Dean, who died from cancer in August of 2013.

East Meets West

One month charity event to reinforce Yadkin Bank’s commitment to our local community.

Jimmy VK

  • Date: October 11, 2014
  • Location: West Haven, CT
  • Contact: Collin Aiello | 203-889-7959 |

5K Walk/Run

Racing for Lacey

  • Date: November 2, 2014
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Contact: Mara Reinstein and Sarah Grossbart | 212-651-7869

A pair of veteran US weekly staffers, proud Detroit natives and marathon runners are running the New York City Marathon on November 2 and raising funds in memory of Lacey Holsworth.  “Princess Lacey” — who battled pediatric cancer neuroblastoma — courageously lived every moment and spread her infectuous joy to her beloved Michigan State Spartan basketball team. By the spring, she had enchanted the entire country.


The Mustachio Ball

Our first annual fun and formal event based off the mustache and adopting a non-profit to raise funds for men’s health.

Greg Richards Memorial Tournament

  • Date: November 15, 2014 - November 16, 2014
  • Location: Meadville, PA
  • Contact: Jim Driggs | 814-332-2819 |

Tip-off tourney for men’s and women’s basketball teams.

Vk Walk/Run Presented by Delta Chi Lehigh Chapter

  • Date: November 16, 2014
  • Location: Bethlehem, PA
  • Contact: Patrick Wendler | 973-294-9719 |

A 5k race event presented by the members of the Lehigh Chapter of Delta Chi.


Fiji Run Across Virginia

  • Date: November 29, 2014 - November 30, 2014
  • Location: Blacksburg, VA
  • Contact: Phillip Yesbeck | 804-399-8061 |

We run a football from UVA to Virginia Tech the day after the game against our in state rivals. Twitter page: @VTFiji

Class Fundraising Plan

  • Date: December 2, 2014
  • Location: Lubbock, TX
  • Contact: Shelby Jones | 432-816-5009 | shelby,

As a project for a college course, we were required to choose a non-profit organization to set up a fundraising plan for.

Tip-Off Against Cancer

Donations from all b-ball games on Dec. 19.

Jimmy V Foundation Showcase

  • Date: December 20, 2014 - December 21, 2014
  • Location: Pittsgrove, NJ
  • Contact: Eric Cassidy | 609-634-3189 |

3rd Annual Jimmy V Showcase. It is a two day event featuring five games on Saturday and five more on Sunday. Showcase will play host to some of the top teams in South Jersey.

PUZLN 1-9 Mini Magazine #2

  • Date: December 31, 2014
  • Location: Online
  • Contact: James Liber | 503-869-8646 |

Puzln Jewels, LLC donates $2.00 to The V Foundation for each PUZLN 1-9 Mini Magazine #2 sold

For every testimonial posted on our website, a donation will be made in their name to The V Foundation.

State College Jimmy V Classic

  • Date: January 10, 2015
  • Location: State College, PA
  • Contact: Ryan Walsh | 814-231-1143 |

Tim’s World Marathon Challenge

  • Date: January 17, 2015 - January 26, 2015
  • Location: All 7 continents
  • Contact: Tim Durbin | 919-624-8467 |

I am running 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 days as part of the World Marathon Challenge.

Rabbi’s Memorial Golf Outing

  • Date: August 7, 2015
  • Location: Verona, WI
  • Contact: Brian Beinborn | 608-445-4800 |

Four person scramble including contests, hole prizes and raffle prizes.