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

June 9, 2017

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…

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During Girls Weekend, new friends connect

May 8, 2017

For seventeen girls and patients at Dana-Farber Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, Dana-Farber’s annual Girls Weekend – a three-day arts, shopping, and food extravaganza – is a much-needed opportunity to relax and connect with new friends who also know what it’s like to have cancer. “Being a teenager – especially when you’re a girl…

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Jimmy Fund Facebook Re-Connects Two Cancer Patients 13 Years Later

April 7, 2017

In 2002, Brittany Flaherty was 15 years old and midway through her freshman year at The Bromfield School in Harvard, Massachusetts. An avid basketball player, she thought her fatigue might be from the stress most 15-year-olds experience while balancing school, sports, and friends. When it wasn’t getting any better, Brittany went to her doctor’s office,…

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