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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Kay Yow Cancer Fund Events

Play4Kay is the grassroots fundraising initiative of the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. Numerous sports, groups, and other organizations have hosted Play4Kay fundraisers—and have made a lasting impact that resonated with their fans and the community, all while raising funds for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. Start Planning >


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

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

— Kay Yow

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

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