"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.
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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.
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…
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…
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…
CURE Media Group
CURE Media Group is the leading resource for cancer updates, research and education. It combines a full suite of media products, including its industry-leading website, CUREtoday.com; innovative video programs, such as CURE…
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…
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Jimmy V’s Osteria + Bar
Partner since 2013 Located in Raleigh, NC, Jimmy V’s Osteria + Bar is a restaurant created with Jim Valvano’s passion and commitment to excellence. The restaurant generously donates 2.5% of…
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…
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…