BENEFITING: KAY YOW CANCER FUND
EVENT: Mountain Ninja Warrior 2016
EVENT DATE: Aug 20, 2016
AMB HGA wrote -
Nonprofit Mission Statement:
The Kay Yow Cancer Fund is a 5019( c )3 non-profit organization committed to being a part of finding an answer in the fight against women's cancers through raising money for scientific research and related projects, assisting the underserved and unifying people for a common cause.
Coach Kay Yow was a Naismith Hall of Fame women's basketball coach at NC State University for 34 years. Prior to leading the 1988 Olympic team to the gold medal, Coach Yow was diagnosed with breast cancer. Over the next 22 years, she faced 3 recurrences of the disease, all while continuing to coach the game and the players she loved.
In 2007, Coach Yow founded the Kay Yow Cancer Fund as a way to continue to serve others by raising money for research for all women's cancers, assisting the underserved and unifying people for a common cause. To date, the Kay Yow Cancer Fund has awarded over $5.28 million support of all women's cancers.
Team Color: Black
Male: Karl Anderson
Female: Yolanda Berryhill
Sponsor Mission Statement:
Our Mission: (1) In support of the Educational Mission of the University (2) We protect and promote the safety, health, and well-being of each and every one of our Student-Athletes (3) We guide and support our Student-Athletes in their quest for excellence - academically, athletically, and socially (4) We gather and engage our University Community to become a part of our plans.