The V Foundation for Cancer Research ― a cancer research charity founded in 1993 by ESPN and the late North Carolina State University basketball coach and ESPN commentator Jim Valvano ― announced that Pepsi Bottling Ventures, through its Jimmy V vending machines, raised more than $180,000 for cancer research in 2020. This brings the eight-year total for the program to nearly $800,000. Since 2013, Pepsi Bottling Ventures has donated from the sale of every drink purchased from Jimmy V vending machines to the V Foundation. The bottler has 1,032 dedicated Jimmy V vending machines in North and South Carolina. “The research of the V Foundation is essential in helping to put an end to cancer. Pepsi Bottling Ventures is proud to support their efforts over the past eight years,” said Randy Quirk, vice president of retail trade development at Pepsi Bottling Ventures, in a statement. “We look forward to continuing our collaboration and growing this important program year-over-year.”