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Jimmy Fund Little League Program
Presented by Extra Innings
2014 dates to be determined

Little League players from Shrewsbury, Mass.

The Jimmy Fund Little League Presented by Extra Innings gives more than 5,000 Little League baseball and softball players throughout New England the chance to continue playing after their regular season ends.

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Off the field, these young heroes take to their communities to raise vital funds for the Jimmy Fund, while learning the importance of philanthropy and volunteerism, and that they, too, can make a difference in the fight against cancer.

Help strike out cancer by participating or supporting the Jimmy Fund Little League Program.

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In 2012, the program raised more than $230,000 toward research and patient care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Since 1987, the hard work and winning spirit of the coaches, parents and, most importantly, the players, have raised more than $3 million for the Jimmy Fund.

Presenting Sponsor:

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To learn about participating in the program or for more information:

Contact: Kelsey Duggan
Phone: 617-632-3863

Why I got involved: Matthew Hastings

Bill Cosby and Matthew Hastings

Player Matthew Hastings joined the Westfield Little League team because he loves to play and raise money to support cancer research. He explains why he'll be the kid with the long hair out in the field.
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Why I got involved: Reggie Redfern

Reggie Redfern and members of the Easthampton Eagles Little League team

Reggie Redfern, coach of the Easthampton Eagles, explains how he was inspired to lead a Jimmy Fund Little League team in honor of his late wife, Leigh.
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Little Leaguers take their swings for Jimmy

When hitters drive balls off the Green Monster at Boston's Fenway Park, fans watching from the stands or on TV often get a quick glimpse at the Jimmy Fund logo emblazoned on the famous left-field wall. It features a smiling, uniformed athlete of Little League age, presumably back in the game after finishing cancer treatment. Learn more