"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
John Saunders Fund
Mike & Stacy Greenberg
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.
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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.
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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…
Apple Gold Group
PARTNER SINCE 2006 The Apple Gold Group operates more than 73 Applebee’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill Restaurants across North Carolina and South Carolina. Their March Hoops fundraiser encourages diners to donate…
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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…
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…
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…
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…
PatientPoint and the V Foundation for Cancer Research are teaming up to inspire waiting rooms nationwide. As part of the PatientPoint digital oncology waiting room screens program, PatientPoint & V Foundation…