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

June 23, 2017
memorial giving

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…

Patient-designed bags support HomeGoods’ “Help Families Fight Cancer” campaign

June 16, 2017
cancer patient stories

Seventeen-year-old Evan Yu loves to draw and enjoys outdoor activities such as kayaking and fishing. Combining his love for the ocean and art, Evan designed a beautiful underwater scene for one of two bags available this year to purchase in HomeGoods stores nationwide. Proceeds from the purchase of each bag support HomeGood’s “Help Families Fight…

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

June 9, 2017
pediatric cancer patient

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…

Family designs bracelet to honor brother and support Dana-Farber

November 22, 2016

As he embarked on an investment banking career, Fred Magnanimi vowed two things: He’d never live in his native Rhode Island, and he would never work in his family’s jewelry manufacturing business. Now he’s doing both – and Dana-Farber’s Holiday Cards & Gifts presented by Amica Insurance is benefiting. Love and loss inspired Magnanimi’s change…