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10-year-old Ramie Darling joined the show with his father to talk about his amazing experience at Fenway.
The Pan-Mass Challenge unveiled its 2023 gift to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute at a celebratory brunch on Sunday.
A family in Westford is raising money for the Jimmy Fund with their huge Boston Tea Party-themed Halloween display.
WCVB NewsCenter 5 anchor and reporter Doug Meehan opened up about his cancer journey at the Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon on August 30th, and even got to throw out the ceremonial first pitch.
As thousands of people walked to raise money for cancer care and research at the Jimmy Fund Walk in Boston on Sunday, some tears were shed at the finish line as many learned of the passing of Red Sox legend Tim Wakefield.
When hundreds of people walked with a purpose for the Jimmy Fund, the family of 6-year-old patient Ben Currier went to the sky bridge between the Dana-Farber building and the Jimmy Fund Clinic, waving to the crowd below.
Leah Ellis is the winner of Love Your Melon’s 2023 “Build Your Own Beanie” contest to support children battling cancer, to benefit Dana-Farber.
Killington local Robby Joyce rode in the Pan-Mass Challenge’s (PMC) PMC Unpaved event this past weekend, a gravel bike-a-thon to raise money for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (Dana-Farber) in Boston.
Bicycle riders helped raise money to help find a cure for cancer during the Pan-Mass Challenge in Lenox on Saturday.
Hundreds of cyclists biked the "PMC Unpaved" event across the Berkshires to raise money for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Joy, laughter and hugs filled the Franklin Park Zoo on Sunday as hundreds of children and families took part in the 30th annual Jimmy Fund Clinic Summer Festival.
On Oct. 1, the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk will feature eight residents from Cumberland, including 4-year-old Avery Paananen, who was diagnosed with B Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia two years ago.
Jodi Dwyer and her Irish doodle, Finley completed their photo journey to see all the cows in the Jimmy Fund cow parade. The pair visited their 75th and final cow called the "Umbrella Man" in the Seaport Saturday morning on National Dog Day.
Wayland resident, Blair Ramsey, registered for the Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai to raise funds and support the incredible cancer warriors who fight cancer every day.
On Saturday, Aug. 5, members of the 2013-14 Southern New Hampshire University hockey team set off on the challenge’s Wellesley to Bourne route for a total of 84 miles.
More than 6,000 cyclists began their ride Saturday in the 43rd Pan-Mass Challenge, taking off on the 211-mile ride to raise money for cancer research.
A father-son duo has participated in the Pan-Mass Challenge for nearly 40 years combined.
Nancy Hamilton fully admits, she is no cyclist. But this single mom is getting ready for the ride of her life. She's nervous but determined to join the pack at the Pan-Mass Challenge this weekend.
Ivy Dowdle of Charlton is no stranger to fundraising for Dana-Farber. The rising high school senior remembers her first Pan-Mass Challenge Kids Ride in Uxbridge, and this year she will ride the PMC for the first time.
One of the biggest charity fundraisers in America, the 44th annual Pan-Mass Challenge, starts Friday. More than 6,000 riders will raise a record-breaking $70 million for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Dr. Craig Bunnell, a nine-year PMC rider, sees the role donations make in discoveries at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
A dog who is pretty good at posing for pictures appears to have an affinity for fake cows. Jodi Dwyer and her Irish Doodle Finley often go on walks around Boston.
In the buildup to the early August Pan Mass Challenge, Tewksbury resident and rider Joe Gazzullo sits with the Town Crier to discuss his inspiration and journey to the big day.
The Pan-Mass Challenge is coming up on Aug. 5 and 6. The bicycling event will raise about $70 million for research and treatments at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.
The 30th annual Woonsocket Little League Jim Carr Memorial Jimmy Fund golf tournament will return to Triggs Memorial Golf Course in Providence on Saturday, Aug. 19.
The Boston Red Sox Foundation, with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund, announced Friday the release of a co-branded charity plate design commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Jimmy Fund and the lasting partnership between the two organizations.
CowParade New England raising money for the Jimmy Fund CowParade New England raising money for the Jimmy Fund.
Tim and Kristina Chambers said they couldn’t ask for a better daughter in 17-year-old Kaylee Chambers, who spends most of her time crafting, from making jewelry and homemade cards for others, to singing and songwriting.
On Aug. 5 and 6, more than 6,000 riders from around the globe, including 59 residents from Somerville, will pedal in the 44th Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC).
The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund teamed up for the annual Striking Out Cancer event at Fenway Park on Saturday.
The Kids Pan-Mass Challenge is back for its ninth year with Ride Coordinator Robin Shevland excited for the bike-a-thon which will take place on June 10 at the Lynch Elementary School.
Artists Elson and Wilson Fortes, who work out of Dorchester and own CrazyGoodz, decided to use the team as an inspiration to give back to the community. The brothers were one of 60 artists enlisted to decorate a cow statue for a "CowParade" fundraiser benefiting the Jimmy Fund.
75 years ago, a boy with cancer, Einar Gustafson, got the surprise of his life – and the nickname ‘Jimmy’May 20, 2023
Remembering the day a young Boston Braves fan, lying ill in a hospital bed, found himself on a national radio program, and became the inspiration for the Jimmy Fund.
Riders taking part in this year's Pan-Mass Challenge got to meet up with their "pedal partners" during a party Saturday at Fenway Park.
The 12th annual Pan Mass Challenge Kids Ride will take place between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday at McAlister Intermediate School at 260 Mountain Road.
Nancy Smith, a resident of Front Royal, Virginia, achieved an incredible feat by completing her 23rd consecutive Boston Marathon this year, and 8th running as part of the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge.
A Franklin woman is moved to tears when her neighbor left a handmade gift on her front steps the morning after running the Boston Marathon for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Bedford resident runs Boston Marathon on Dana-Farber team; raises money for cancer research in honor of family membersApril 12, 2023
The Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge team has more than 500 runners this year, including 18 from New Hampshire.
After 11 marathons and a “Lifetime Achievement Award,” Jason Kroot and his family continue to walk, run, and root for a cancer cure in the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk.
Jamaica Plain resident Drew Breuninger decided to participate in the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk in memory of his dear friend and roommate, Marcos Flegmann.
Two Maine artists have painted cow sculptures for the Cow Parade New England, which is raising money for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Since the COVID pandemic, running is all Cochrane has wanted to do. In roughly three years, Cochrane has gone from an inexperienced runner to having her eyes set on the 127th annual Boston Marathon, which she will be running in on April 17th in partnership with Dana-Farber.
Just a month after finishing chemotherapy treatment, First-Time Walker of the Year Anya Rhodes of Newton walked across the finish line at the Jimmy Fund Walk.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund announced today that Boston Red Sox pitcher, Garrett Whitlock, will serve as the Jimmy Fund Captain this season. Whitlock will be an ambassador for the Jimmy Fund’s 75th anniversary and will help to support and promote Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund’s mission to defy cancer.
Team Honda has 8 Boston Marathon runners from New Hampshire raising money for Dana-Farber.
The Tom Cosenzi Driving for the Cure charity golf tournament raised $156,600 this year for Dana-Farber. The most recent fundraising efforts set a new record for the event.
Two 75-year-old men are New Hampshire's oldest runners in 2023 Boston Marathon. Dick Correa, of Newbury, is running for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Kristina McGarry, of Berkley, will be pedaling in the 2023 Pan-Mass Challenge Winter Cycle on February 4 in memory of her daughter, Kyla.
The Hampshire County Sheriff and the TommyCar Auto group are a strong cancer research fundraising team. Together, they raised more than $8,500 during their "No Shave November" campaign for Dana-Farber.
It's Giving Tuesday and there is no shortage of charities in need of support—Dana-Farber hopes to raise more than $1 million on Giving Tuesday for the patients and research at the institute.