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Dawson Community College repeats as national Play4Kay winners

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Posted at 12:54 PM, May 14, 2020

(Editor's note: DCC Athletics release)

Raleigh, NC – The Kay Yow Cancer Fund announced its 2020 Play4Kay national winners on Thursday, including a repeat award for Dawson Community College.

Play4Kay is the Fund’s largest fundraiser and events are hosted in all 50 states. Because of the nationwide support of participating Play4Kay teams, fans, officials, and communities, the Kay Yow Cancer Fund has awarded $7.78 million in the fight against ALL cancers affecting women.

The Fund celebrates the following schools and communities for their significant fundraising efforts through the Play4Kay initiative:

Division I BCS: University of Oklahoma (Norman, OK)

Division I Non-BCS: Illinois State University (Bloomington-Normal, IL)

Division II: Anderson University (Anderson, SC)

Division III: Moravian College (Bethlehem, PA)

NAIA: Faulkner University (Montgomery, AL)

Junior College/Community College: Dawson Community College (Glendive, MT)

K-12: Broughton High School (Raleigh, NC)

“As the Fund continues to grow and thrive, adding new initiatives and ways to engage, Play4Kay remains most closely the vision of Kay Yow. In her giving spirit, Coach Yow saw Play4Kay as a way to uplift and encourage cancer warriors while raising money to extend and enhance lives--on our way to finding a cure,” said Stephanie Glance, CEO of the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. “We are so appreciative of the ongoing support from our 2020 national winners, their communities, and all of our participating schools. Funding from Play4Kay is changing lives.”

About the Kay Yow Cancer Fund

The Kay Yow Cancer Fund was officially founded on December 3, 2007, from the vision of the organization’s namesake, Kay Yow, former NC State University head women’s basketball coach. Coach Yow was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 1987 before succumbing to the disease on January 24, 2009. The Kay Yow Cancer Fund is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization committed to being a part of finding an answer in the fight against ALL women’s cancers through raising money for scientific research, assisting the underserved, and unifying people for a common cause. To date, the Kay Yow Cancer Fund has awarded $7.78 million in the fight against ALL women’s cancers. For more information on the Kay Yow Cancer Fund, or to donate, please visit KayYow.com.