Jimmy Fund Press Releases

2010

Pan-Massachusetts Challenge gives $33 million to Jimmy Fund
November 12, 2010

The Pan-Massachusetts Challenge (PMC) will present a check for $33 million to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The 2010 fundraising total is $2.6 million, or 8.6 percent, more than the organization gave in 2009.

The Jimmy Fund congratulates Tim Wakefield, winner of the 2010 Roberto Clemente Award
October 29, 2010

The Jimmy Fund congratulates Tim Wakefield, winner of the 2010 Roberto Clemente Award.

Peabody Police Challenge North Shore Oldtimers for the Jimmy Fund
August 30, 2010

The Peabody Police Department will step up to the plate to benefit the Jimmy Fund on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 6, at Perkins Street Park in Peabody. Members of the police department will challenge the North Shore Oldtimers, a team made up of former professional athletes.

WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon raises more than $3 million to support cancer care and research at Dana-Farber
August 23, 2010

The 9th annual WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon on Aug. 19 and 20 attracted supporters from all 50 states and around the world to support the fight against cancer.

Jimmy Fund announces auction for special, low-numbered Red Sox/Jimmy Fund license plates
August 18, 2010

Due to the Boston Red Sox/Jimmy Fund license plate's continued popularity, the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles is about to run out of plates that begin with "RS."

The Jimmy Fund mourns passing of George Steinbrenner
July 13, 2010

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund mourn the passing of George Steinbrenner. Mr. Steinbrenner has been a long-standing and generous friend of the Jimmy Fund, which supports cancer care and research at Dana-Farber.

Red Sox and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute name Wakefield and Buchholz Jimmy Fund Co-captains
April 23, 2010

Boston pitchers Tim Wakefield and Clay Buchholz joined Red Sox President and CEO Larry Lucchino and Dana-Farber President Edward J. Benz Jr., MD, along with pediatric and adult patients and their families, today to kick off their appointment as Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's Jimmy Fund Co-Captains.

Charity Navigator has awarded Dana-Farber Cancer Institute a four-star rating
April 12, 2010

For the ninth consecutive year, Charity Navigator has awarded Dana-Farber Cancer Institute a four-star rating, its highest ranking. The designation, according to Charity Navigator, "differentiates Dana-Farber from its peers and demonstrates to the public it is worthy of their trust."

Jimmy Fund announces the fifth annual Rally Against Cancer winning teams
April 08, 2010

Boston Red Sox fans hit a grand slam in the fight against cancer by raising nearly $215,000 to date for the Jimmy Fund in the fifth annual Rally Against Cancer.

Fans 'Rally' against cancer with the Jimmy Fund
March 25, 2010

Red Sox fans all over the greater Boston area are joining Rally Against Cancer SM to support the Jimmy Fund and the Boston Red Sox. Plus, team members are trying to win a visit from Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz.

Boston Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz 'Rallies Against Cancer' with the Jimmy Fund
February 09, 2010

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund announced that Boston Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz is the fifth honorary Rally Against CancerSM Spokesplayer.

Valerie Bertinelli to run 2010 Boston Marathon® to support research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
January 07, 2010

Actress Valerie Bertinelli will run the 114th Boston Marathon® on April 19, 2010, to support cancer research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.

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