In the words of Larry Lucchino, team president and CEO, as well as former patient at Dana-Farber: “The Red Sox are part of the fabric of this city and the Jimmy Fund is an inseparable part of the Red Sox.”
On August 19 and 20, 2014 the WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon presented by Arbella Insurance Foundation will be broadcast live from the heart of Boston baseball’s historic Fenway Park. In what has become an annual tradition, the telethon features inspiring stories from patients, doctors, researchers and celebrity guests. Listen live from 6am to midnight each day, support our efforts to #KCANCER (strike out cancer) and help us cheer on the Boston Red Sox as they take on the Los Angeles Angels.
If that’s not exciting enough, here are five great reasons for you to tune in:
- Hear patients tell their personal stories
The stories of Dana-Farber patients are inspirational and full of hope. You’ll hear stories from patients who are currently battling their disease as well as those who are in remission. Each story is a testament to their strength.
- Learn about the latest cancer research
Learn about the innovative research and therapies at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Doctors, nurses, and researches will be on hand to discuss exciting new findings and treatment options for patients.
- Get ready for star-studded support from familiar Boston faces
You never know which local celebrities and athletes might stop by! It could be a Red Sox or Bruins player, or maybe even a local actor or actress.
- Discover the impact of your giving and make a difference
Tune in to WEEI (93.7) and NESN from 6am to midnight each day and get a bench to bedside look at what life is like at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Learn about the impact your efforts make and discover new ways to support the fight against cancer.
- Be a part of the longest team/charity partnership in baseball
The Boston Red Sox and the Jimmy Fund hold the longest and most celebrated team/charity partnership in sports history. Tune un ti watch the Boston Red Sox take on the Los Angeles Angels and get more than just great baseball! The excitement of the WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon combines with America’s favorite pastime creates a historical Fenway experience like no other.
Mark you calendars and prepare to experience all the excitement of the WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon presented by Arbella Insurance Foundation. From beginning to end, local broadcast channels WEEI (93.7FM) and NESN will be covering the excitement! What will you be tuning in for?