"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.
donations go to
Not a Moment to Lose
Stuart Scott Fund
In Their Own Words
John Saunders Grant
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.
funded with cutting
funded with cutting
Since 1993, Jim’s memory has lived on in the V Foundation’s goal to declare victory over cancer.
Nearly $9 Million Raised for Cancer Research at 19th Annual V Foundation Wine Celebration
In Their Own Words: Evan Goldberg
News 1 week ago
The V Foundation, ESPN Announce Fourth Annual ESPY Week Raised More Than $5.2 Million for Cancer Research
Blog July 7th
Eli Lilly and Company Supports Cancer Research at the Sports Humanitarian Awards
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.
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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,…
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…
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…
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…