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Memorial and Tribute Gifts

Memorial and tribute gifts are a powerful way to honor or remember your loved ones, friends, or colleagues by supporting Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund's mission to conquer cancer. Your meaningful gift provides critical funds to allow doctors, scientists, and caregivers to perform cutting-edge cancer research and to deliver our signature total patient care for adults and children.

Make a Memorial or Tribute Gift

Suggested Obituary Language

If you would like to direct family and friends to make memorial gifts to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund, the following is suggested language for an obituary or other tribute:

In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in memory of {deceased name} to support cancer research and patient care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284 or via

If you have questions or would like to be notified of gifts received in memory of your loved one, please contact Dana-Farber's Donor Services at 617-632-2903 or

Ways to give

Other Ways to Honor and Remember

  • Organize an Event
    Our Special Events team will help you plan the perfect event to pay tribute to your loved one.
  • Start a Golf Tournament
    Organize a golf tournament to honor someone special and support groundbreaking cancer research and patient care.
  • Create a Giving Page
    Share your story through an online giving page and unite friends and family to raise funds to conquer cancer.
  • The Gene Display
    Make your mark on the fight against cancer by naming a gene in our Gene Display.
  • Holiday Cards
    Honor a loved one and make your holiday greetings more meaningful by sending cards that conquer cancer.
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