Grassroots Events

Grassroots Events

Thank you to the many groups that host grassroots events in support of the Kay Yow Cancer Fund!

Fishin’ For A Cure

Starting out a number of years ago as a fishing event on the coast of North Carolina, Fishin’ for a Cure has expanded into numerous events and fundraisers over a weeklong period. Local restaurants and stores assist in raising money and hosting events throughout the week and also do giveback events at other times of the year. This event has created a great spirit of service and giving and has had a major impact on the community and its residents.

le Tour de Femme

“le Tour” is a women’s only bike ride in the Raleigh area that raises money for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund in the belief that “in the fight against cancer, no one rides alone.” The 2019 ride will be take place on October 12 in Holly Springs, NC.

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Texas Foot Golf

Kickin' 4Kay Casino & Cocktails  is an opportunity to play golf with a soccer ball and finish the day with a Texas-style celebration! Raise money for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund and have a blast "teeing off" from all over the golf course!

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Waverly Wine Walk

Waverly Place, an upscale shopping center in Cary, North Carolina, has wine tasting at numerous stores one night during three spring months and three fall months. For a $15 donation, individuals receive a cup and “passport” to visit the stores to shop and taste various wine selections. Completed passports are returned for a drawing.

Deep River Sporting Clays

Kay Yow Cancer Fund partners with Deep River Sporting Clays to host Clays4Kay, a one-of-a-kind clay shooting event. Each participant receives 50 clays spread out over 13 stations. This is a great event for experienced shooters and first-time shooters alike! Join us on September 20, 2019 in Deep River!

Lochmere Golf

Lochmere Golf Club in Cary, NC annually hosts a golf tournament and concert benefitting the Kay Yow Cancer Fund.

Queen and Her Court/Bentwinds

Join us for a fun-filled golf tournament at Bentwinds Country Club in Fuquay Varina, North Carolina. Each Team has one woman (the “queen”) and three men (her “court”) on each team. The Kay Yow Cancer Fund speaks prior to a morning shotgun start! There are numerous flights with prizes for participation and placement in each flight. Members dress themselves and their golf carts in pink!

Pink Day/Prestonwood

Prestonwood Country Club in Cary, North Carolina, presents a day for tennis and golf for women. Members pay an entry fee to participate and enjoy breakfast and lunch, along with a silent auction, raffles, and trunk sales. The Kay Yow Cancer Fund has a chance to speak to participants during the meal.

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