Streamer Weekend brings big-time gamers to the Jimmy Fund

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

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

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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…