Impact of Your Giving

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When you give to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund, you can be confident your support is making a powerful difference in the fight against cancer for adults and children.

Every gift, no matter the size, advances our lifesaving mission. When you give to Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund you invest in a world without cancer.

Bench to Bedside

Dana-Farber’s equal commitment to innovative cancer research and compassionate patient care is unique among cancer centers.

This commitment results in an extraordinary level of collaboration between our scientists and clinicians, speeding the translation of groundbreaking laboratory discoveries into treatments that change the lives of patients from all over the world.

Your money goes towards helping sustain Dana-Farber’s lifesaving work and funds things like: ground-breaking clinical trials, the development of new cancer fighting drugs, and equipment that enables revolutionary discoveries. Learn more about where your money goes, why we need your support, and how your support helps make a difference.

Why give to Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund?

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Eighty-eight cents of every dollar you give goes directly to cancer research and patient care.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has been the top ranked cancer hospital in New England by U.S. News and World Report for 16 consecutive years, and is the only cancer center in the country ranked in the top 4 for both adult and pediatric cancer programs.

Dana-Farber has consistently been given a 4-star rating—the highest ranking—by Charity Navigator, America's largest independent evaluator of non-profit organizations, for our ongoing commitment to maintaining a low cost-of-funds raised and being fiscally prudent. 

U.S. News & World Report best pediatric and adult cancer hospitals     Charity Navigator 4-Star rating
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