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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.

Ongoing Events 2015

  • Date: January 1, 2015
  • Location: Cambridge Village, Apex, NC
  • Contact: Sarah Stephenson | 919-623-1095 |

Ongoing events throughout 2015 to support The V Foundation

$270 for 27

  • Date: January 5, 2015 - January 21, 2015
  • Location: Tampa, FL
  • Contact: Daniel Thompson | 954-295-9042 |

Every year Daniel raises money for The V Foundation for his birthday.

State College Jimmy V Classic

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

Talon Challenge

Basketball games and game ball run.

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.

Miken Sports Classic Softball Tournament

City of Henderson, NV and Miken Sports host softball tournament and homerun contest in memory of two local players who passed away from cancer.  Home run contest is the fundraiser event.

Bridal Shower

Bridal Shower for Lauren Diepino.  Donations in honor of Lauren’s father.

I Got Snagged for Jimmy V

  • Date: January 31, 2015
  • Location: Pittsburgh, PA
  • Contact: Jason Elrod | 508-365-8060 |

SNAG Golf Tournament that includes a Chinese auction.

TVF Fundraiser

  • Date: February 3, 2015
  • Location: Elgin Community College
  • Contact: Jerry McLaughlin | 847-214-7249 |

Silent auction at ECC Events Center lobby in conjunction with ECC basketball games

Delta Chi Inaugural Jimmy V 5K Polar Walk/Run

5K walk/run  – All proceeds will benefit The V Foundation for Cancer Research

9th Region Basketball

  • Date: February 9, 2015 - February 13, 2015
  • Location: Florence, KY
  • Contact: Perry Wing | 859-760-7466 |

Blow the Whistle on Cancer

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.