Why TJ Gardner runs for Annie

February 25, 2021
TJ Gardner

Annie Mac Evans, my incredible cousin, was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) on February 10, 2016. She was only 25 years old. She was immediately referred to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and on February 11, she had her first appointment with her mother, father, and future husband by her side. They were so grateful for…

Baking with a mission

January 9, 2021
Molly's Cupcakes

“Eat cupcakes and cure cancer.” That’s the motto of 15-year-old Molly Butts. Throughout 2020, this young entrepreneur has been raising money to support cancer research and care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund in a tasty way: baking and selling cupcakes for a cause she believes in. Since September, Molly has baked over…

Streamer Weekend brings big-time gamers to the Jimmy Fund

November 10, 2020

The Jimmy Fund announced its entry into the world of gaming by hosting Streamer Weekend October 30 – November 1. Our new fundraising program, Jimmy Fund Let’s GameSM, allows participants to raise money for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute through video gaming. Participants can livestream themselves playing their favorite game, play in online tournaments, or donate to…

Dana-Farber Oncologist Gears Up for First Pan-Mass Challenge

July 25, 2018

If Toni Choueiri, MD, finds his strength waning during the hilly stretches of his first Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) bike-a-thon in August, he won’t need to look far for inspiration—just a few feet away, to fellow cyclist Rob Duffy. A 16-year PMC veteran and leader of Team More Cowbell, Duffy directs his team’s annual fundraising totals to Choueiri, director of…

Senator’s Spontaneous Chin-Up Challenge Supports Dana-Farber Research

October 2, 2017
fundraising challenge

When Rob Hale, president and CEO of Granite Telecommunications, was providing U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida with a tour of the company’s headquarters in Quincy, Mass., Nelson noticed the many plaques and displays of the company’s philanthropic commitment to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. As the tour reached the headquarters’ gym space, Hale issued a friendly…