"Don't give up . . . Don't ever give up!"® These words by Jim Valvano serve as the guidepost for the V Foundation.
Victory over cancer
"Don't give up . . . Don't ever give up!"® These words by Jim Valvano serve as the guidepost for the V Foundation for Cancer Research. Founded by Jim and ESPN, the V Foundation supports doctors, researchers and more in their quest to beat cancer once and for all. Jim believed it was possible. And with your help, we move closer to his dream every day.
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There is more than just one type of cancer. Which means there is more than one way to fight it. The V Foundation is unique in that our grants go to funding cures for an array different of cancer types.
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Since 1993, Jim’s memory has lived on in the V Foundation’s goal to declare victory over cancer.
Be a part of Jimmy V's team at one of our upcoming events. Every dollar of your donation or minute of your time goes to help everyone live in a world without cancer.
- Mar25I Got SNAGGED for Jimmy V
- Apr6Ohio Jimmy V Classic
- Apr7The Second Annual Major Challenge to Bump Out Cancer
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The V Foundation Announces $25 Million Awarded in 2017 for Cancer Reserach Nationwide
Since Jim and ESPN started the V Foundation in 1993, we have been incredibly fortunate to work with dedicated, passionate partners in the quest to declare victory over cancer.
78 Brands Co, LLC
78 Brands Co, LLC is a gourmet ketchup and condiment company who will be support the V Foundation with a $0.25 donation per bottle sold through their on-line store. They…
Brooks Bell is the industry leader in testing, personalization, and optimization services for enterprise-level clients. We help our clients create better user experiences for their customers that increases conversions and drives ROI.
Apple Gold Group
PARTNER SINCE 2006 The Apple Gold Group operates more than 130 Applebee’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill Restaurants across North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Kentucky, Indiana, Oklahoma and Arkansas. Their March Hoops…
Partner since 2005 Hooters initiated “Give A Hoot” in 2013; since then, this cause-marketing program has occurred every October. Funds are designated for breast cancer research and clinical trial outreach…
Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation
The Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation has joined the V Foundation in a $1.25 million partnership. This partnership will be focused on immunology cancer research by funding translational research grants and…
Bristol-Myers Squibb has been a leader in cancer research and development for more than 50 years. The company has provided $2.5 million in charitable contributions to the V Foundation for…
The Kay Yow Cancer Fund
The Kay Yow Cancer Fund™ is a 501 c(3) charitable organization committed to being a part of finding an answer in the fight against women’s cancers through raising money for…
Pepsi Bottling Ventures
Partner since 2014 Donations are generated through the placement of special V Foundation-branded vending machines in businesses and schools in the North Carolina area. A percentage of the proceeds from…
Partner since 2006 The Delta Chi Fraternity recognizes the prevalence of cancer among its own communities and has partnered with the V Foundation for Cancer Research as their International Philanthropy…