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…

Memorial gift creates fellowship to celebrate patient’s love of learning and discovery

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Maureen Twomey had a lifelong love of learning. She was an avid reader, and had earned degrees from both Tufts University and Harvard University. She also would complete the notoriously difficult crossword puzzle in The New York Times, and enjoyed going to museums. Throughout a difficult two-year battle with esophageal cancer, Maureen found that her…

Gesture by Jimmy’s Team members spreads kindness to pediatric patients

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Recently, loyal Dana-Farber and Jimmy Fund supporters provided something vital to our youngest patients in addition to their ongoing commitment to conquer cancer: they helped provide smiles. These dedicated people are members of Dana-Farber’s Jimmy’s Team, supporting the Institute’s lifesaving mission each month with their generous recurring gifts. New members receive a special limited-edition Boston…