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!

Young mom runs for Dana-Farber, inspired by her own cancer journey

May 2020 changed Erin Burke’s life forever. She was a 30-year-old woman in great health and eagerly awaiting the arrival of her first child in two short months. The news of her stage III, high-grade…

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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