"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.
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.
- Mar3The Third Annual Masquerade Ball
- Mar3The Sixth Edward Mengel Memorial Golf Tournament
- Mar23Jimmy V March Madness
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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.
78 Brands Co, LLC
78 Brands Co, LLC is a gourmet ketchup and condiment company who will be support the V Foundation with a $0.25 donation per bottle sold through their on-line store. They…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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