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2024 Celebration Run/Walk Co-Chairs – Leslie Moore-Martinez & Ava Grivalski This year, we are excited to have our first-ever mother/daughter duo as Celebration Run/Walk Co-Chairs! This is a first for the Fund, and we’d like to share their story. Leslie and Ava’s journey with the Fund began in 2021 when they purchased raffle tickets for
Jennifer King Chooses Kay Yow Cancer Fund for NFL’s Annual My Cause My Cleats Campaign Raleigh, NC (December 2, 2023) Started in 2016, the NFL’s My Cause My Cleats campaign provides players and coaches the opportunity to bring awareness to causes that are most important in their lives off the field. Jennifer King represents
Kay Yow Cancer Fund Partners with the Dallas Mavericks to Empower the Next Generation in the Fight Against Cancer Raleigh, NC (October 25, 2023) – The Kay Yow Cancer Fund is partnering with the Dallas Mavericks to change the narrative around all cancers affecting women by educating, empowering and equipping the next generation. “We
Dallas, TX (March 31, 2023) — The Kay Yow Cancer Fund® is proud to, once again, partner with Dr. Angelique Whitehurst of UT Southwestern Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center in support of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer research. The Kay Yow Cancer Fund first awarded Dr. Whitehurst a grant in 2017. She plans to use this grant to
Raleigh, NC (March 31, 2023) – The Kay Yow Cancer Fund announces its 2023 Play4Kay National award winners today. Play4Kay is the Fund’s largest fundraising initiative with events hosted in all 50 states. Through the nationwide support of participating Play4Kay teams, coaches, fans, officials, and communities, the Kay Yow Cancer Fund continues to make a
Raleigh, NC (March 27, 2023) —Kay Yow Cancer Fund® Board of Directors Chair and President of the WNBA’s Las Vegas Aces, Nikki Fargas, announces Jenny Palmateer as the next Chief Executive Oﬃcer of the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. Palmateer takes over the CEO position after serving as Senior Vice President of Programming at the Fund