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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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Kay Yow Cancer Fund Partners with WNBPA to Impact the Fight Against All Cancers Affecting Women

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 5/19/21  RALEIGH, NC / NEW YORK  – The Kay Yow Cancer Fund (KYCF) is partnering with the Women’s National Basketball Players Association (WNBPA) to drive action to eliminate cancer healthcare disparities for underserved women and to eradicate all cancers affecting women through funding life saving research. Through this partnership, players from

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Collegiate Sports Management Group: Giving back through esports

Collegiate Sports Management Group (CSMG) is a college sports property group. It helps generate revenue for conferences and colleges across multiple revenue streams like marketing, media, ticketing, licensing and events. “Our job is to find ways to help schools to find revenue and create strategies,” said Neil Malvone, EVP of Partnerships and chief esports officer for

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Friends of the Fund: John and Sue Gibbs

In 2011, the Kay Yow Cancer Fund received the gift of friendship in John and Sue Gibbs.  John and Sue are known as women’s basketball’s greatest fans and, for the past decade, they have become cherished Kay Yow Cancer Fund supporters. Each year, John and Sue watch hundreds of women’s basketball games — many in-person

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Collegiate Sports Management Group Partners with Kay Yow Cancer Fund at the First Collegiate Esports National Championship

The following announcement was shared on December 7, 2020 in conjunction with Collegiate Sports Management Group. RALEIGH, NC – Collegiate Sports Management Group (CSMG) and the Kay Yow Cancer Fund (KYCF) are teaming up at the first Collegiate Esports National Championship (CENC) in Raleigh, North Carolina, in the Spring of 2021. The Kay Yow Cancer

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Jacque & Angela…

We first met Angela Freeze and Jacque Soptick at the 2010 Kay Yow Cancer Fund Golf Classic at Barton Creek Golf Course in Austin, Texas. They have been faithful supporters of the Kay Yow Cancer Fund ever since. While they never met Coach Yow, her values and principles, along with the mission of the Fund,

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Fishin’ For A Cure

The Kay Yow Cancer Fund is proud to highlight one of our Mission Partners, Fishin’ For A Cure. Mission Partners are champions of the Kay Yow Cancer Fund that commit to fundraising at a high level. All of our Mission Partners play a critical role in the success of the Fund! Fishin’ For A Cure

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All in Perspective…

Coach Yow, who experienced the highs of being an Olympic gold medal basketball coach and the lows of fighting two bouts with breast cancer, always advised against “getting too high with the highs or too low with the lows.”  Shannon Miller calls it “keeping things in perspective.” As a U.S. Olympic gold medalist in gymnastics,

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