Global Partners

The Kay Yow Cancer Fund is proud to partner with the companies and organizations below in the fight against ALL women’s cancers. 

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Nike partnered with the Kay Yow Cancer Fund in the spring of 2008. Nike offers a special collection of footwear, apparel, and equipment to contribute to the Kay Yow Cancer Fund while bringing awareness to the fight against cancer. Nike is also the presenting sponsor of the annual Golf Classic.

Women’s Basketball Coach Association

The Kay Yow Cancer Fund is the charity of choice of the WBCA. As the official professional organization for girls’ and women’s basketball coaches, the WBCA recognizes the significant contributions that Coach Kay Yow made to the sport of women’s basketball. The Kay Yow Cancer Fund provides a philanthropic cause for the WBCA. As a result, the Play4Kay games annually provide some of the highest attended games in women’s basketball.

V Foundation

The Kay Yow Cancer Fund works with the V Foundation to solicit grant applications from the top NCI accredited cancer centers in the country. The V Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Committee reviews, grades, and evaluates all grant proposals and makes recommendations to the Kay Yow Cancer Fund Board of Directors, enabling the Fund to award grants to the top research projects in the country.


ESPN partners with the Kay Yow Cancer Fund to produce quality programming surrounding the Play4Kay initiative in women’s basketball each year. The Kay Yow Cancer Fund appreciates ESPN’s commitment to the fight against all women’s cancers through its continued coverage of Play4Kay games nationwide.


The NCAA and the Kay Yow Cancer Fund work collaboratively to elevate the sport of women’s basketball on all levels. The NCAA has been an ally in the fight against ALL women’s cancers since the Fund’s inception in 2007.

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