About Side-Out

In volleyball, “side-out” means regaining control of the ball. Similarly, The Side-Out Foundation helps people with breast cancer regain control of their lives.

Side-Out directly funds “game-changing” breast cancer research and support. We raise millions that fund our own cutting-edge clinical trials at renowned medical institutions. This unique approach is successfully extending the lives of people with stage 4 breast cancer. A portion of the money raised through Side-Out also goes to high-quality support services for cancer patients and their families. Learn more about our research.

Side-Out empowers young athletes. Through Dig Pink® and other programs, Side-Out coaches thousands of young people in skills such as teamwork, leadership and perseverance, and gives them opportunities to live meaningful and healthy lives. Side-Out also awards scholarships that encourage students to continue a life of setting and achieving their goals. Learn more about the Side-Out Ambassador Program.

Side-Out uses the power and teamwork of the volleyball community to beat cancer. Side-Out has started a powerful movement within the volleyball community. Each year, tens of thousands of volleyball players, coaches and families across the country join together to participate in Side-Out programs. Together, they support the development of treatments that are giving stage 4 breast cancer patients more quality time with their families and getting them closer to the day we find a cure.

Learn more about how you can get involved.

Our Mission

The Side-Out Foundation, founder of Dig Pink®, teams with the volleyball community to inspire science and hope in the match against breast cancer.

News & Notes

Crane Featured

2017 Community Crane Initiative Journal

Adam Obringer

In case you haven’t heard, The Side-Out Foundation is planning something big for October and it involves communities …

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Introducing Adam Obringer: Welcome To The Team

Betsy Chilcoat

Who are you? My name is Adam Obringer and I received my bachelor’s degree from Slippery Rock University in Sport …

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Second Annual Dig Pink Challenge powered by All Volleyball

Betsy Chilcoat

The Side-Out Foundation, in partnership with All Volleyball, Inc., are proud to announce the 2nd annual Dig Pink …

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Volleyball is Leading the Way

Eleanor Kent

As a daughter of someone who had stage IV breast cancer, I like to consider myself fairly knowledgeable on the disease …

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