The V Foundation for Cancer Research was founded by ESPN and Jim Valvano. Since 1993, The V Foundation has raised more than $100 million and awarded cancer research grants in 38 states and the District of Columbia. Researchers have developed their laboratories and taken their science from the labs to the clinics with the help of funds raised by The V Foundation. To learn more, visit their website.
Dove House Children’s Advocacy Center is a fully accredited, non-profit organization providing a safe and child-friendly facility that is supporting the investigation, prosecution and therapy / follow-up of reported child sexual abuse/assault cases that have occurred in Iredell and Alexander Counties. To learn more, visit their website.
In 1994, two local businessmen realized the need a lot of families experience at Christmas and asked themselves how they could make a difference in someone’s life. Their conclusion was to challenge one another to raise the most money within their companies to purchase bicycles for disadvantaged children. To learn more, visit their website.