"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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John Saunders Grant
In Their Own Words
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.
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Making Cancer Research a Team Effort
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The V Foundation Announces Designated Grants Awarded for Translational Research in Lung Cancer
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The V Foundation Observes Pediatric Cancer Research Month
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Team V Unites Runners With One Goal: Victory Over Cancer
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.
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…
California Chrome, LLC
Partner since 2016 North America’s all-time leading money-earning thoroughbred, California Chrome, is donating a portion of his winnings to the V Foundation for Cancer Research. In addition to race proceeds,…
Jimmy V’s Osteria + Bar
Partner since 2013 Located in Raleigh, NC, Jimmy V’s Osteria + Bar is a restaurant created with Jim Valvano’s passion and commitment to excellence. The restaurant generously donates 2.5% of…
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…
Constellation Brand Beer Division
Partner Since 2010 In 2015, Constellation Brand Beer Division donated more than $1 million to the V Foundation for Cancer Research—a record. During the month of March, Constellation Brands Beer…
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…
ESPN, Founding Partner
ESPN is committed to helping find a cure for cancer and has been proud to support the V Foundation for Cancer Research ever since ESPN commentator Jim Valvano echoed his…
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…
World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE)
Partner since 2016 The V Foundation and WWE are joining together to fight pediatric cancer! This multi-year partnership supports cancer research nationally through funds raised by Connor’s Cure, which was…
Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure
ABC2 is committed to investing in research aimed at finding the fastest possible route to a cure for brain cancer. In partnership with ABC2, the V Foundation has funded a…