Welcome to the New JimmyV.org
We’ve updated our site so you can learn more about the cutting edge research you are funding, get inspired by stories of loved ones battling cancer, and discover the many ways you can join our team.
And because having the right team means everything, we offer special thanks to our founding partner, ESPN, for contributing to the new site. Take a look . . .
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.
A provider of vintage inspired apparel, Homage has been a valuable supporter for the V Foundation. Their Jimmy V themed merchandise helps propel Jim's legacy.
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…