The V Foundation for Cancer Research
How they are participating
The sixth annual Jimmy V Week for Cancer Research – a week-long initiative featuring special content across media platforms and programs to drive awareness of and donations to The V Foundation for Cancer Research – will begin Tuesday, November 27 at 7 p.m. (ET) with a simulcast of Jim Valvano’s 1993 ESPY speech across ESPN media. It will conclude with the Jimmy V Men’s Basketball Classic on Tuesday, December 4. Last year, the Jimmy V Week initiative raised $1.3 million for cancer research. The V Foundation awards 100% of donations directly to cancer research (Operating expenses are covered by an endowment fund).