Jimmy Fund Press Releases

2013

Pan-Mass Challenge contributes a record $39 million to the Jimmy Fund
November 04, 2013

The 2013 Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) raised $39 million for adult and pediatric patient care and cancer research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund. The 2013 fundraising total is $2 million more than the PMC gave in 2012 and brings its 34-year Jimmy Fund contribution to $414 million.

12th annual WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon raises more than $3.3 million in 36-hour broadcast
August 29, 2013

The Boston Red Sox, WEEI Sports Radio 93.7 FM, NESN (New England Sports Network) and the Jimmy Fund are proud to announce that the 12th annual WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon raised more than $3.3 million for adult and pediatric cancer care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

'Coins to Cure Cancer' selected as winner of the Jimmy Fund® Big Ideas Contest
June 08, 2013

The plan outlining the creation of a donation receptacle that collects spare change at airports is the grand prize winner of the Jimmy Fund Big Ideas Contest. Coins to Cure Cancer, submitted by Sung Park, Chestnut Hill, MA, was one of more than 150 entries submitted.

The Jimmy Fund seeks your 'big ideas' to support cancer research, care
March 04, 2013

Sung Park of Chestnut Hill, MA is the grand prize winner of the Jimmy Fund Big Ideas Contest. Park submitted the 'Coins to Cure Cancer' plan.

Boston Red Sox players Will Middlebrooks and Jarrod Saltalamacchia named 2013 Jimmy Fund Rally Against CancerSM spokesplayer
February 25, 2013

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund announced that Boston Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks and Boston Red Sox catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia will serve as the 2013 spokesplayers for the Jimmy Fund’s 8th Annual Rally Against CancerSM. Middlebrooks and Saltalamacchia are also Jimmy Fund Co-Captains for the 2013 season.

Boston Red Sox - Jimmy Fund partnership marks 60th anniversary
February 07, 2013

The Boston Red Sox and the Jimmy Fund, which together support adult and pediatric cancer care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, are celebrating the 60th anniversary of their historic partnership during the 2013-2014 baseball season.

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