Jimmy Fund Blog

The Jimmy Fund, established in Boston in 1948, comprises community-based fundraising events and other programs that, solely and directly, benefit Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s lifesaving mission to provide compassionate patient care and groundbreaking cancer research for children and adults. Learn more through the inspiring stories on our blog!

Family hosts first annual 5K to advance colorectal cancer research

Jacqueline Hanson’s brother Blake was diagnosed with stage IV metastatic colorectal cancer at age 38. She describes Blake as an adventure seeker, who travelled the world, loved his family and friends, and was fiercely competitive,…

The Dana-Farber Campaign: Join us to Defy Cancer

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund recently announced The Dana-Farber Campaign, an ambitious, multi-year effort to prevent, treat, and Defy Cancer. The Dana-Farber Campaign endeavors to raise $2 billion to accelerate our success through revolutionary science, extraordinary care, and …

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