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The Kay Yow Cancer Fund is proud to partner with many individuals and organizations in the fight against ALL cancers affecting women. These partnerships are saving lives!

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Thank you, Bojangles’!

Is there anything sweeter than a warm Bojangles’ Bo-Berry biscuit – you know, the piping hot goodness of a biscuit with blueberries baked in, dripping with a delicious glaze icing? Well…only a bo-berry that raises money for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund! Over the last 6 years, Bojangles RDU has raised over $730,000 for the

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Kay Yow Cancer Fund Announces Partnership with Georgia Tech Women’s Basketball to Provide Access to Quality Cancer Healthcare for Underserved Women in the Atlanta Area

Raleigh, NC (January 28, 2022) – The Kay Yow Cancer Fund® announced a partnership today with Georgia Tech women’s basketball which will result in a $150,000 grant to Northside Hospital for their work in providing access to quality cancer healthcare for underserved women in the Atlanta metro area. The Kay Yow Cancer Fund continues its

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NIKE: One of a Kind

This month, NIKE will show up for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund, as they always do – BIG. During a month of Play4Kay games nationwide, we will see the shoes, socks, shirts, and jerseys of the NIKE Kay Yow Collection. NIKE is the gift wrap of this incredibly special time. But how did it start?

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Volunteer Spotlight: Dee Kantner

If you have turned on a collegiate women’s basketball game lately, you have probably seen Dee Kantner in action. Most likely you didn’t even realize you were seeing Dee – she is a women’s basketball official and one of the best the game has ever seen. As an official, by definition, Dee prefers to go

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Partnering to Serve…

It was an easy decision for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund Board of Directors. In 2011, the team from UNC Health presented a funding request for digital imaging equipment for a mobile mammography unit. The unit would travel the counties of central North Carolina providing an affordable, accessible screening option to women. The team shared

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RALEIGH, NC (November 22, 2021) – The Kay Yow Cancer Fund announces a partnership that names Jada Williams a Game Changer. Williams, a 16-year-old rising star in women’s basketball, and member of the gold medal U16 USA National team, is using her expansive social media reach to galvanize the next generation in the fight against

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Balfour Beatty Construction: The Power of One…

By the headlines, you could miss the full story. Balfour Beatty Construction crews in the Raleigh-Durham area have raised over $200,000 in support of the fight against ALL cancers affecting women through their annual event which features the coming together of multiple crews, donning pink, and supporting those who have fought or are fighting cancer.

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Fishin’ For A Cure

Every year in Emerald Isle, North Carolina a group gathers to celebrate. They celebrate the ones that fought cancer, the ones still fighting, and the impact we are making together. Fishin’ For A Cure creates the moments we hope advancements in cancer research will continue to preserve. During a week of fun and fellowship, the

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