"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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Inspiring Waiting Rooms
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.
Be a part of Jimmy V's team at one of our upcoming events. Every dollar of your donation or minute of your time goes to help everyone live in a world without cancer.
- Jul20Marita’s Cones For A Cure
- Jul27The Roy G. Veraszto and Jean Herr Memorial Golf Outing
- Jul28Sandy Vana Memorial Golf Tournament
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The V Foundation Announces $2.5 Million in Research Grants to be Awarded through the Robin Roberts Cancer Survivorship Fund
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Survivorship with Bristol-Myers Squibb
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Teaming with Lilly Oncology for Victory Over Cancer
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Miami Dolphins Cancer Challenge and the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center Name Recipient of V Foundation Grant
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.
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