“My brother, Jay, was diagnosed with NUT Midline Carcinoma last year and passed just 11 weeks later. We know how devastating it can be to lose a loved one to cancer. We want to help other families and support finding a cure–we feel Dana-Farber can make that happen.”
“As teenagers, Jay and I grew up playing golf. Not only was Jay passionate about golf, he was very passionate about his family... View details ⇨
Register for the Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai using code REDSOX by 4/30 and be entered to win a pair of tickets to the Boston Red Sox against the Tampa Bay Rays on September 8. #JimmyFundWalk
There are only 17 zebrafish left! Join Valerie, who named a zebrafish in honor of her niece, Lillian, 10, who is now cancer-free. “Lillian was my first niece. We have had a special bond since the day she was born. She was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia on December 24, 2009, just two months after turning 3 years old. I felt like the world was turning upside down."
#MomentsWeLove: Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge team member Aaron Naft met his patient partner Hugh at Mile 25 and finished the #BostonMarathon with him by his side– or, should we say, on his shoulders. #RunDFMC
Join us at the largest all-you-can-eat ice cream fundraising festival June 6-8! Proceeds from the Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl® presented by Valvoline Instant Oil Change™ benefit groundbreaking cancer research and compassionate patient care at Dana-Farber. #ScooperBowl
“We celebrated at the finish line. This has been a tough year in [Aunt Robyn’s] decade-long journey with breast cancer. Nevertheless, she showed up to walk and raise money for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, a place that has helped her sustain her spirit and vitality.” -Robyn, a participant in the Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai. #JimmyFundWalk
Learn more about the Jimmy Fund Fit Fest presented by Reebok happening May 6. This outdoor fitness festival at Boston’s Hatch Shell benefits Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund. You could even get a chance to meet Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman! #JimmyFundFitFest
Inspired by the #BostonMarathon? Each year, hundreds of runners join a Dana-Farber fundraising team to support cancer research and patient care. With several runs each year, our teams fill up fast, so get ahead of the pack and join a team or learn more today!
Our goal this Marathon Monday is to get closer to the ultimate finish line: a world without cancer. Support Dana-Farber’s mission and set the pace in the fight against cancer, today and every day. #RunDFMC
“I ran my first marathon in 2009, and that day I said I had ran two marathons–my first and my last. At that time, running a marathon was the hardest thing I had done and something to merely be survived. Fast forward seven years and I’m a thyroid cancer survivor. Now running a marathon feels like a celebration of life.”–Julie C., 2017 Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge Team Member and cancer... View details ⇨
Best of luck to all those running the 121st Boston Marathon today, especially the members of our Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge team! Our #RunDFMC runners have gone above and beyond to raise critical funds for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. THANK YOU and GOOD LUCK! #BostonMarathon
Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge (DFMC) team members are preparing for tomorrow’s Boston Marathon®, and we couldn’t be more excited to see them take on the 26.2 miles. Thank you, DFMC runners, for your incredible dedication and perseverance—your miles are helping Dana-Farber get closer to the ultimate finish line: a world without cancer. Best of luck to every DFMC team member! #RunDFMC ... View details ⇨
Your high school baseball or softball team can sponsor a Dana-Farber patient at John Hancock Fenway Fantasy Day. By raising funds in your community, your team has the chance to win the opportunity to play like the pros at Fenway Park! #FenwayFantasyDay