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Grassroots Support

  • Larry Lucchino receives Jimmy Fund’s highest honor

    Larry Lucchino receives Jimmy Fund’s highest honor

    The 2023 Boston Red Sox Jimmy Fund Award was presented to Chairman of the Jimmy Fund Larry Lucchino at a special Fenway Park ceremony in August.

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  • Bell & Hudson Putt-a-Thon surpasses $1 million raised

    Bell & Hudson Putt-a-Thon surpasses $1 million raised

    The 19th Annual Bell & Hudson Putt-a-Thon for the Jimmy Fund celebrated a major milestone in surpassing $1 million raised since its inception.

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  • A Message from Melany Duval

    A Message from Melany Duval

    When Dr. Sidney Farber achieved the first remissions in childhood leukemia in 1947, he changed everything.

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  • B.A.A. 5K®

    B.A.A. 5K®

    The B.A.A 5K® took place April 15, welcoming the largest team to date of Dana-Farber runners who collectively raised $184,271. Runners had the option to race in person on the 3.1-mile course that began and ended in the Boston Common, or run in their own neighborhoods as virtual teammates. The top fundraiser honor went to…

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  • Friends of Dana-Farber Annual Gala

    Friends of Dana-Farber Annual Gala

    The Friends of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute recently held their Annual Gala, raising more than $465,000. Evening with Friends featured cocktails, dinner, and a live auction. The Friends exemplify the “power of friends” through their dual mission: raising funds to support research, patient services, breast and gynecologic cancer programs, and oncology fellowships; and providing services that…

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  • Jimmy Fund Day at Fenway

    Jimmy Fund Day at Fenway

    In June, adult and pediatric patients and their families joined donors and sponsors for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to step up to the plate at Fenway Park. Jimmy Fund Day at Fenway presented by DraftKings raised $223,000 thanks to stand-out fundraisers like Team Russo and many others giving generously to strike out cancer.

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  • Strike Out Cancer with the Jimmy Fund

    Strike Out Cancer with the Jimmy Fund

    As the Red Sox returned to Fenway Park this spring, the Jimmy Fund community came together to cheer them on and support Dana-Farber patients. Rally Against CancerSM teams celebrated Opening Day on March 30 and more than 100 fans signed up to strike out cancer by donating for every Red Sox win, raising $240,000 in…

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  • Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge accelerates basic cancer research

    Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge accelerates basic cancer research

    Around mile 20 of the 2023 Boston Marathon,® Leah Meehan was in pain from a knee injury and struggling to keep pace. Out of nowhere, a bystander ran up to her with a bowl of bananas and said, “Take one of these. It will help you.”

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  • Chairmen of the Jimmy Fund: building community since 1948

    Chairmen of the Jimmy Fund: building community since 1948

    Since the earliest days of the Jimmy Fund, passionate and committed individuals have devoted their time, talents, resources, and relationships to raising money in support of a powerful possibility: curing cancer for everyone.

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  • Rybacki Memorial surpasses $1 million

    Rybacki Memorial surpasses $1 million

    Thirty years ago, 16 golfers in the first Rybacki Memorial Golf Tournament raised $1,200 for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. In 2022, 150 golfers raised more than $145,000

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