The V Foundation for Cancer Research was founded by ESPN and legendary basketball coach Jim Valvano with one goal in mind: to achieve Victory Over Cancer®.
Victory Over Cancer. The V Foundation for Cancer Research started in 1993 with a big dream: achieve victory over cancer. Since then, we’ve expanded into an organization that has awarded over $200 million in cancer research grants.
ESPN and the V Foundation for Cancer Research team up every December to raise awareness and funding for cancer research. Starting on Giving Tuesday, December 1 through December 12, join us for V Week as each ONE of us comes together as ONE community with ONE mission – to defeat cancer. The V Foundation was founded by ESPN and legendary basketball coach Jim Valvano with one goal: to achieve ...
Thank you for joining our team—the team that aims to achieve Victory Over Cancer ®.Your donation funds breakthrough cancer research and is 100% tax deductible. Plus, every single penny will go to cancer research and programs, thanks to the V Foundation’s endowment, which covers administrative expenses.. There are many ways to give.
We thank our generous retail partners for helping us fund vital cancer research. Read on to see how you can get V Foundation gear and help support the cause. Homage During an NCAA head coaching tenure that spanned 19 years, Jim Valvano collected 346 basketball wins and coached teams to the NCAA Tournament eight times. […]
Thank you for joining our team—the team that aims to achieve victory over cancer.Your donation funds breakthrough cancer research and is 100% tax deductible. Plus, every single penny will go to cancer research and programs, thanks to the V Foundation’s endowment, which covers administrative expenses. Follow Your dollar and see how we do it.. There are many giving options.
Help UFC and the V Foundation Fight Cancer. Foundation Fight Cancer Purchase a tee shirt or make a contribution and your gift will support minority scientists and research in cancer disparities.
The V Foundation and WWE have joined forces to raise money to support pediatric cancer research through Connor’s Cure. Connor’s Cure was created in honor of 8-year-old WWE fan Connor Michalek, who battled medulloblastoma, a rare tumor that affects the brain and spinal cord.
Jim Valvano is remembered for being many things: a player, a coach, a broadcaster, a brother, husband and father, a friend and more. But above all he is an inspiration. And when diagnosed with cancer at age 46, he never gave up. Player From 1964-1967, Jim played point guard for Rutgers University. During his senior […]
NAPA, CA, JANUARY 31, 2013 — Queen of the Valley Medical Center Foundation today announced the awarding of of a half-million dollar gift from The V Foundation for Cancer Research. The funds will support the clinical laboratory and pathology service in the hospital’s new Herman Family Pavilion, a state-of-the-art, 72,000-square-foot diagnostic and surgical pavilion, currently […]
Jim Valvano may be most renowned as the vibrant, affable coach who led the N.C. State Wolfpack to its second NCAA Division I men’s basketball championship in 1983. But, he is also legendary for his valiant fight against cancer and his desire to eradicate the condition once and for all. His foundation – The V […]
Pamela Valvano Strasser was the wife of the late legendary basketball coach Jim Valvano and is the mother of their three daughters, Nicole, Jamie and LeeAnn. Born and raised in New York, she married Jim after he graduated from Rutgers University. They eventually made their home together in North Carolina. Valvano serves as the Chairwoman […]
Clare Yu, Ph.D., of the University of California, Irvine, is part of an interdisciplinary team of researchers studying how the spatial arrangement of T and B cells in a patient’s tumor affects their prognosis.Her team’s discoveries highlight the importance of the immune cells’ location and underscore the need for a closer look at how B cell teammates support the star players.
Dick Vitale Gala Raffle Rules ELIGIBILITY: OPEN ONLY TO RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, 18 years of age and older at the time of entry. Void where prohibited. No purchase or contribution is necessary to participate in the drawing and a contribution will not increase your chances of winning. […]
Dick Vitale Gala. At the 16th Annual Gala, Dick Vitale will honor University of Florida Head Football Coach Dan Mullen, Auburn University Head Men’s Basketball Coach Bruce Pearl, University of Notre Dame former Head Women’s Basketball Coach Muffet McGraw and ESPN “SportsCenter” Host Scott Van Pelt.
One goal. One fight. One Victory. One Victory. 100% of your gift to the Stuart Scott Fund supports minority scientists and research in cancer disparities.
The V Foundation for Cancer Research has been fortunate to partner with many generous organizations & corporations who share our mission. Meet our partners.
Jim Allegro was a consultant to ESPN, Inc. from 1995 to 2002, primarily advising on the ESPY Awards. He served as the Executive Producer of the ESPYS from 1993 until 1995. Involved in numerous charities, he is most proud of his involvement with the V Foundation for Cancer Research. Allegro simultaneously held the positions of […]
Susan Braun is the Chief Executive Officer for the V Foundation. As a passionate advocate for people with cancer, she has spent more than 20 years working toward ways to diminish suffering caused by cancer and other conditions, at the individual and the global level.
John Thiel is a visionary leader with over three decades of wealth management experience. He is currently Vice Chairman of Global Wealth Management at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, advising the bank’s Vice Chairman and Head of Global Wealth and Investment Management and leadership teams on business integration, goals‐based wealth management, and regulatory matters. During […]