Kentuckiana Friends of V is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising local and national funds for cancer research while supporting cancer related initiatives, including prevention, education, and screening.
WHERE WE ARE
Funded research at Kosher Children's Hospital on why certain cancers spread more quickly in children than adults.
Funded research at Brown Cancer Center on detecting lung cancer through noninvasive, cost effective breathalyzer testing.
Helped co-sponsor a V Scholar through the V Foundation at Markey Cancer Center in Lexington.
Contributed to the Dick Vitale pediatric cancer research grant through the V Foundation.
WHERE WE'RE GOING
Donate to a TBD research grant at Brown Cancer Center.
We will donate to the Dick Vitale pediatric research grant through the V Foundation.
We will join with Kettler Family's Foundation to contribute $25,000to specific pediatric cancer research through Cincinnati Children's Hospital.
Organize and run free prostate cancer screening at Kentucky State Fair.
Donate to a TBD research grant at Markey Cancer Center.
Bob Valvano, ESPN/ESPN Louisville
Norman Walker, MediaWorx
Brian Peters, Constellation Brands
John Salzman, ESPN Louisville
Board of Directors
Paul Wells, Member
Mark Neu, Member
Nick Valvano, Member
Jamie Valvano, Member
Mike Pratt, Member
Michael Shannon, Member
Jennie Rees, Member
Perrin Johnson, Member
Paul Andrews, Member
Matthew Lawrence, Member
Mike Pearce, Member
Phil Baker, Social Media Coordinator
Jason Ence, Volunteer Coordinator
Elizabeth Baltas, Website Coordinator