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…

Michigan woman engages community to fight Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia

March 27, 2016

In December 2010, Susan Wit’s 28-year-old son, Adam, was diagnosed with Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia (WM), a form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. The Michigan-based family soon found themselves halfway across the country at Dana-Farber’s Bing Center in Boston, the country’s largest WM referral center, and the only center in the world dedicated exclusively to advancing the understanding of…