"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.
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.
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…
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…
Constellation Brands Beer Division
Partner Since 2010 In 2015, Constellation Brands Beer Division donated more than $1 million to the V Foundation for Cancer Research—a record. During the month of March, Constellation Brands Beer…
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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…
Partner since 2015 the V Foundation has been a beneficiary of Waste Industries Full Circle Project which allows their customers to support the charities that mean the most to them…
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…
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…
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…