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Attleboro’s A Team, a group of volunteers who have been raising money for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute through the Jimmy Fund Walk for nearly three decades, had a banner year of fundraising.
The Boston Athletic Association holds its annual half marathon on Sunday, November 13, presented by the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund.
Thousands of walkers returned to the Boston Marathon course Sunday morning for the 34th annual Jimmy Fund Walk, the first time the event has been held in person for two years.
Cyclists take to unpaved Berkshire roads to raise money for cancer research in Pan-Mass Challenge Unpaved bike-a-thonOctober 01, 2022
Jennifer Doboszynski says she believes she wouldn’t be here today if it wasn’t for a breast cancer treatment developed by the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, so she volunteered for the inaugural PMC Unpaved, an off-road bike-a-thon riding gravel or mountain bikes on the Berkshires' back roads.
For the past 29 years, Sammy Davis has raised money for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, specifically the pediatric patients at the Jimmy Fund Clinic.
A father and daughter from Saratoga County who planned to bike 192 miles this past weekend have successfully completed their mission. George and Kelly Miller of Greenfield completed the entire Pan-Mass Challenge.
Cape Cod Chips is putting a spotlight on breast cancer with a limited-edition flavor in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Five percent of the proceeds from the sale of each bag will be donated to the Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
The Tommy Car Auto Group held its annual Driving for a Cure Golf Tournament. It was held at Twin Hills Country Club on Shaker Road in Longmeadow. Carla and Tom hold the event each year to honor their father’s memory and raise money for brain cancer research.
For the 14th consecutive year, the Cosenzi family held its "Driving for the Cure" charity golf tournament in honor of Tom Consenzi, the owner of the Tommy Car auto dealerships, who died of brain cancer in 2009.
Forty-two residents from Natick will participate in the Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai on Sunday, October 2.
"Kicks Cancer Day" in Concord is a town-wide effort to raise money for cancer research, started 16 years ago in loving memory of Lois Wells, who died of ovarian cancer.
Twenty-three Reading residents will participate in the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk early next month to raise funds for cancer care and cancer research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Local resident Rebecca Adams will participate in the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk on Oct. 2. The annual event unites the community and raises money to support all forms of adult and pediatric care and cancer research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Little League® is proud to recognize longtime volunteer, John Berardi of Woburn, on being named the recipient of the 2022 Boston Red Sox Jimmy Fund Award, which was presented to him in an on-field ceremony at Fenway Park on August 22, 2022.
The Jimmy Fund Let’s Game "Quest 2 Defy Cancer" fundraising initiative kicks off today, calling upon gaming influencers to rally for the causeSeptember 01, 2022
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute announced today the formal kick-off of its Jimmy Fund Let's Game "Quest 2 Defy Cancer" fundraising initiative.
The 29th annual Woonsocket Little League’s Jim Carr Memorial Jimmy Fund Golf Tournament, which was held on Saturday, August 20, at Triggs Memorial Golf Course, was again a huge success.
BC's John Berardi received the Jimmy Fund's highest honor at a special ceremony held at Fenway Park before a game between the Boston Red Sox and the Toronto Blue Jays on August 23.
Wake Up Call was at Encore Boston for the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk. To register, visit jimmyfundwalk.org.
One of the 6,000 riders in this year’s Pan-Mass Challenge was Ithaca College junior Andrew Geschickter, who plays for the college’s men’s basketball team. He rode a 112-mile portion of the race along with his father.
Appearing on WEEI's Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon, Red Sox chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom pledged a donation of $100 per Red Sox win going forward.
About 10,000 runners joined together on Cape Cod to raise money for charity during the 50th annual Falmouth Road Race on Sunday. Dana-Farber’s Falmouth Road Race team has raised more than $8.6 million since 2003.
EMCOR in Greater Boston presented a $10,000 check to The Jimmy Fund during ceremonies at the EMCOR Greater Boston 14th Annual Golf Tournament Invitational held Monday, August 15, at Blue Hill Country Club, Canton, MA.
Doug Mellis, 61, a prostate cancer survivor, has found many ways to celebrate life. One of the most meaningful to him is joining the annual Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk in October.
Shawmut Design and Construction participated in the 2022 Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC), marking the fifteenth consecutive year the firm has participated in the two-day bike-a-thon in Massachusetts.
A small fundraiser started by a young girl in Ashland is making a big difference in her community. Lina is looming bracelets to raise awareness and money for Dana-Farber.
A longtime family tradition called the 'Ken O’Neill Dawn to Dusk Golf Marathon,' that started 25 years ago with Mike O’Neill’s uncle, Ken, who was battling colon cancer, continued Monday where golfers played 108 holes in one day. All proceeds went to the Jimmy Fund.
The annual "give $5, get $5" effort for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund is now underway at the Ninety Nine restaurants. The restaurant chain has been running fundraisers for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund for 17 years, and has raised more than $5.8 million.
Pan-Mass Challenge riders endure heat to finish two day bike-a-thon, raising millions for cancer researchAugust 07, 2022
Riders in the Pan-Mass Challenge bike-a-thon have raised more than $45 million so far this year as the annual ride entered its final stages Sunday. They pushed past the intense heat this weekend, hoping to a raise a total of $66 million for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute when it's all over.
A Dana-Farber doctor is riding in the PMC in honor of his uncle, a CLL survivor.
It was a surprise for a pair of longtime teammates doing the Pan-Mass Challenge: doctor Corey Cutler of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute revealed that for the first time, he would be riding his second day of the PMC with his Stem Cell Cyclists teammate Martha Gold, who rides in honor of her sister, a stem cell transplant patient.
54 Valvoline Instant Oil Change℠ locations in New England are participating in A Chance for Kids & Families® program for the 9th consecutive year to raise money for the Jimmy Fund.
The 131 NH riders will join 6,000 others in early August riding between 25 and 210 miles as part of the Pan-Mass Challenge bike-a-thon.
Fred Reagan, nicknamed "The Candyman," is selling chocolate bars to raise money for the Jimmy Fund. He will participate in his 17th Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk this October.
David Morse of Winchester is ready to ride the Pan-Mass Challenge in support of his wife, who is undergoing treatment for a rare cancer.
Hundreds of adults and kids got the opportunity to play on the field at Fenway Park on Saturday as part of a long-running drive to raise money for cancer research. The John Hancock Fenway Fantasy Day gives donors along with cancer patients the opportunity to bat and take the field of Boston’s iconic Fenway Park.
Dana-Farber cancer patients and Jimmy Fund supporters got to take the field at Fenway Park on Saturday. The John Hancock Fenway Fantasy Day raised funds for the Jimmy Fund by holding a batting and fielding practice at the home of the Red Sox.
Cael Su Sotto, a three-year-old from Brookline, has been named a patient partner for this year's John Hancock Fenway Fantasy Day to benefit the Jimmy Fund, taking place on Saturday, June 25.
Brock Holt, in a NESN interview Sunday, said he and his wife, Lakyn, plan to run the 2023 Boston Marathon to support Dana-Farber. “I’m going to say this on air, so I guess it’s going to be officially official."
Join the Boston 25 News team at the Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl, the annual all-you-can-eat ice cream festival celebrating its 39th anniversary.
In honor of Charlie Capalbo, who passed away on April 24 after a five-year battle with cancer, family and friends Tuesday donated $24 each to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to mark what would have been Capalbo's 24th birthday.
The beloved and delicious Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl® presented by Valvoline Instant Oil Change is back in a big way for its 39th year at a new location: Patriot Place in Foxborough.
Local Hometown Sports Hero is Jay Jeannotte, a Narragansett native who will step into the ring Thursday night in a charity fight in Boston for Haymakers for Hope to benefit Dana-Farber.
The Pan-Mass Challenge hosted its Heavy Hitter Evening, honoring the top PMC fundraisers who contributed to Dana-Farber in 2019, 2020, and 2021, as well as the first Art of the Ride auction, which featured unique pieces from 31 different artists with 100% of the proceeds benefitting lifesaving cancer research and treatment at Dana-Farber.
Westwood's PMC Kids ride will be returning in person for the first time since 2019 on June 12. The event will begin at 7:45 a.m. at the Martha Jones School. Families are encouraged to ride or walk to the event as parking will be limited.
This year‘s Tom Cosenzi Driving for the Cure Charity Golf Tournament will be teeing off again for its 14th annual tournament to benefit Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
This runner from Tewksbury is running Boston for Dana-Farber in the memory of her mother who she lost to cancer.
A woman who was facing the possibility of becoming a pregnant widow is running the Boston Marathon to raise money to support Dana-Farber Cancer Institute – the facility that she credits with saving her husband and keeping her family together.
Julie Shapiro has raised over $150,000 for the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge team.
This Rehoboth runner is taking on Boston to help bring an end to cancer with Dana-Farber.
Dennis Moran will compete in the 126th Boston Marathon on his handcycle. This year will be his 30th handcycle marathon.