The 2019 V Foundation Wine Celebration has raised more than $7 million during a full weekend of events in the Napa Valley. The 2019 total included $5 million in “Fund-A-Need” donations to support the V Foundation’s Canine Comparative Oncology program. This innovative grant-making program accelerates research by working with cancer centers and veterinary colleges nationwide […]
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NAPA VALLEY, CA, AUGUST 6, 2018 – The V Foundation for Cancer Research, a top-rated cancer research charity, raised a record-breaking $18 million at its 20th annual Wine Celebration in Napa Valley, bringing the total amount raised in 20 years to more than $100 million. The event, held August 2-5, raised nearly $2 million for […]
Michele and I were first introduced to the V Foundation about 10 years ago. From the onset we were impressed with the quality of the people involved in the organization and their commitment to fund early-stage research into curing various forms of cancer. The V Foundation has been called “the venture capitalist of cancer research”. […]
In June of 1995, Robin was referred to a new doctor after her longtime OB/GYN retired. At a Friday afternoon checkup, the doctor discovered a lump in her breast and announced that she would be scheduling a double mastectomy for the coming Monday. Fortunately, the first friend she spoke with following this encounter said, “Cancel […]
John, an Electronics Engineer, and aspiring winemaker, and Biserka, a Language Teacher, met and fell in love in their native homeland, Croatia. Biserka says that it took some convincing to feel that John would be a suitable partner. John comments that it was love at first sight for him. This year, they will celebrate their […]
Mary’s husband, Jack, died in November of 1977, when they were both just 44 years of age, leaving her a widow with a large property and five children. She discovered a lump in her breast in 1978 and when she went to see a doctor in Napa, he told her not to worry – she […]
One week before becoming the new Chairwoman of COPIA, The American Center for Wine, Food & the Arts, January of 2004, Lauren discovered a tumor in a routine mammogram. A biopsy revealed invasive breast cancer, and was followed by a lumpectomy and sentinel lymph node surgeries. By March, 28 lymph nodes were surgically removed in […]
Proud Partner Since 2010 In 2015, Constellation Brands Beer Division donated more than $1 million to the V Foundation for Cancer Research—a record. During the month of March, Constellation Brands Beer Division honors Jim Valvano and his passion for basketball through its fundraising efforts. For every case of Corona Extra and Corona Light sold during […]
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