Pledge today per free throw made during the month of February by your team!


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Every minute, one woman is diagnosed with cancer. One mother. One daughter. One wife. Help us stop the clock. One dollar. One drug. One life.

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Join us February 22, 2020 for our 4th Annual Celebration Run/Walk!

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Join The Fight Against Cancer

A Portion of Proceeds From Participating Pepsi Foundations Benefit the Kay Yow Cancer Fund


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 >


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 KAY YOW CANCER FUND

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 Kay Yow Cancer Fund events. 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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