"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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In Their Own Words
What is BRCA?
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.
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The V Foundation Teams up with the Miami Dolphins, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and ESPN for Victory Over Cancer
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The V Foundation, Robin Roberts Announce the Robin Roberts Fund for Cancer Survivorship Research
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In Their Own Words: Mike Greenberg
Featured November 27th
11th Annual V Week on ESPN Networks to Highlight the V Foundation’s Efforts to Defeat 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.
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 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…
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…
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…
Constellation Brands Wines
Partner since 2005 Constellation Wine has been a partner of the V Foundation since 2005. The partnership is highlighted by a nationwide campaign during the March timeframe and features in-store…
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…
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…
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…