"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.
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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.
Constellation Brands Wines
Partner since 2005 Constellation Wine has been a partner of the V Foundation since 2005. The partnership is highlighted by a nationwide campaign during the March timeframe and features in-store…
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…
Apple Gold Group
PARTNER SINCE 2006 The Apple Gold Group operates more than 73 Applebee’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill Restaurants across North Carolina and South Carolina. Their March Hoops fundraiser encourages diners to donate…
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…
iHeart Raleigh is a partner of the V Foundation’s Victory Ride to Cure Cancer, beginning with the inaugural event in 2018. iHeart Raleigh includes G105, B93.9, 100.7 WRDU, 106.1 FM…
Gastric Cancer Foundation
The Gastric Cancer Foundation is a national organization with a straightforward but challenging mission: to help cure gastric cancer. By raising awareness and investing in promising early-stage research, the Gastric…
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…
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…
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…