Jimmy Fund Press Releases
The 2009 Pan-Massachusetts Challenge (PMC) has contributed $30,384,200 to adult and pediatric cancer research and care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute through its August cycling event.
"Bank" on fabulous dishes from 30 of Pioneer Valley's best chefs and caterers as the Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute "pass go" and collect $1 million to conquer cancer.
After more than 30 years as chairman of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's Jimmy Fund, Mike Andrews, 66, will retire at the end of this year.
Boston Red Sox players and up-and-coming minor leaguers will sign autographs to benefit the Jimmy Fund at the fifth annual New Stars for Young Stars event.
At the International Golf Club on Monday, October 5, Dave McGillivray was presented with the prestigious 2009 Jimmy Award.
BURGER KING® restaurants celebrate ten years supporting the Jimmy Fund, bringing total given to $8.5 millionOctober 11, 2009
From July 27 through September 7, more than 500 BURGER KING® restaurants in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont took part in the 10th annual A Chance for Kids® campaign.
A festive collection of exclusive holiday cards, candles, and ornaments to support adult and pediatric cancer care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston are now on sale.
Alain Arcalji of Rio de Janeiro, is running the ninth annual B.A.A. Half Marathon® presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund on Sunday, Oct.11, as a member of the official Dana-Farber team in the Running the Race Against Cancer® program.
QVC and the Fashion Footwear Association of New York (FFANY) are once again joining forces to broadcast QVC Presents "FFANY Shoes on Sale," a charitable shoe sale to benefit breast cancer research and education.
The 13th Annual Joshua Run, a 5 Mile Run on the beautiful seaside cliffs of Scituate, will take place on Saturday, October 24. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the Andrea Gaziano Memorial Fund to benefit pediatric oncology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
WEEI and NESN are proud to announce that the eighth annual Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon will take place at Fenway Park over two days beginning Thursday, August 27th.
John Dennis, co-host of the wildly popular Dennis & Callahan show on WEEI, will host the second annual Tame the Tigers, a Jimmy Fund Golf Tournament to raise money for cancer care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Coming to a movie theater near you this summer — the chance to join in the fight against cancer by supporting the Jimmy Fund/Variety Children's Charity Theatre Collections Program.
Calling all ice cream lovers. The 27th annual Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl presented by FedEx is on June 9, 10 and 11, at Boston City Hall Plaza.
When Cheryl Kelly purchased her ticket for the Jimmy Fund Fantasy Day "Ultimate Fan Experience" — a day of contests, a kid zone, tours, photo opportunities, and a skills zone at Fenway Park — she never dreamed she would win the ultimate prize, a chance to step up to the plate and hit a home run.
For more than two decades, Ben & Jerry's has been a top vendor at the Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl. The 27th annual all-you-can-eat ice cream festival is on June 9, 10 and 11 at Boston City Hall Plaza.
Join Swim Across America this summer and make a splash for pediatric cancer survivorship programs at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
The Red Sox will be on the road but there will be plenty of baseball action at Fenway Park on July 18th as the Jimmy Fund presents the "Ultimate Fan Experience" as well as batting and fielding packages at Jimmy Fund Fantasy Day.
The 10th annual Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer honors Lucy Fonseca, breast cancer survivor and grandmother of Four Seasons Hotel Boston Executive Pastry Chef Tim Fonseca, who has participated in Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer every year since it began.
Everyone loves a surprise, especially the Friends of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute as they plan the La Petite Surprise Party.
Determined to be a survivor rather then a victim, Edwin Apel resolved to run a marathon (or ultra marathon) in every state and on every continent.
On April 20, several hundred runners will be taking steps toward helping cancer patients reach their ultimate finish line — survival — when they run the 2009 Boston Marathon to raise funds for cancer research.
When the Red Sox return to Fenway Park on April 6 for the home opener, members of Red Sox Nation are invited to join in the fourth annual Rally Against CancerSM and help the Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute shut out cancer.
American Airlines, the official airline partner of the Jimmy Fund, is stepping up to the plate and going deep in its support for the Jimmy Fund and will enter a team in the Jimmy Fund's 2009 Rally Against CancerSM.
On March 27, four Boston bands will unite to fight cancer at the second Rock N' Run Benefit Event.