How to Leave a Legacy at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

April 30, 2020

Supporters of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund are loyal and dedicated. They walk, run, golf, and give to contribute to our mission of a world without cancer. The commitment from our community is unparalleled, but you might still ask yourself, “how else can I help conquer cancer?” A simple, flexible, and versatile way…

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Life as a medical interpreter during the COVID-19 crisis

April 23, 2020

By Carolina Olavarria, a Spanish Medical Interpreter and Translator in Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Interpreter Services As interpreters, we build the bridge of communication between the medical team and their patients who have limited English. We are the voices of the providers to their patients, and we communicate everything the patient says, asks, or shares with…

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Get your #ScoopsforJimmy at home

April 20, 2020

Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl® presented by Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM is being postponed from June to September to keep our supporters safe and healthy during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. But there is always a reason for a sweet treat, especially during trying times! To spread some smiles, we encourage you to create your own Jimmy…

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Coping Day-to-Day with COVID-19 Uncertainty

April 18, 2020

Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Sue Morris, PsyD and Karen Fasciano, PsyD We are currently living in a very uncertain world with the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation. Not knowing what will happen next or worrying whether we or one of our family members might get sick, is likely to create…

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Help the Jimmy Fund raise vital funds in two easy ways!

1.Participate in an event
2.Give a gift

We’re here to help you fundraise in new ways

April 16, 2020

We here at Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund are amazed by our dedicated community of supporters and volunteers who are committed to Dana-Farber’s mission to conquer cancer and know that funds need to be raised now more than ever because a cancer diagnosis cannot be put on hold, even during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Although your golf tournament, restaurant night, yard sale, or karaoke…

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Our amazing community and COVID-19

March 30, 2020

Like you, Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund are closely monitoring the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The health of our patients and our staff remain our first priority through these unprecedented and unsettling circumstances—and is at the heart of every decision we are making today and every day. Dana-Farber is continuing to do everything it can…

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Young multiple myeloma patient pays it forward

March 4, 2020

By Ethan Hawes So much of a cancer diagnosis is how you view it. From 2013, when I was diagnosed with multiple myeloma as a 22-year-old college senior, until 2016, I felt isolated and insecure. Getting diagnosed with something so rare at 22 was terrifying and overwhelming. As a young person, I hadn’t faced such…

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