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Our focus:
End Women's Cancers

The Kay Yow Cancer Fund was founded in 2007 from the vision of Kay Yow, former NC State University head women’s basketball coach. Since then, we’ve started every day with one focus—end women’s cancers.
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Play4Kay Free Throw Challenge

Play4Kay is the largest fundraising initiative of the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. This February, compete against fans from colleges and universities across the country with each free throw your team hits! The money raised will go toward our mission to extend and improve the lives of those battling cancer. Pledge It >

 

Our
Strength Stories

“I will use the opportunity as a platform to help educate women about the importance of monthly breast self-exams and annual mammograms. Already, my diagnosis caused a couple of friends to get their first mammograms. I count that as a victory.” Get Inspired >

 

Get in the Game with 4KAY
Events

You don’t have to be a basketball coach or collegiate athlete to make an impact in the fight against women’s cancers. In addition to Play4Kay basketball games, we have other ways to participate year-round. Get in the game with Clays4Kay or 4Kay Golf Classic. See Options >

 

Never let the urgent get in the way of the
important.”

— Kay Yow

Never let the urgent get in the way of the important.”
— Kay Yow

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