Category Cancer Fundraising Events

Cathy (left) at the start of the 2019 Boston Marathon® with fellow 2019 DFMC Runner Jerry

Longtime DFMC runner reflects on 26 years of 26.2

A long, winding road full of obstacles is a familiar sight for Cathy Troisi, a Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge (DFMC) runner and team member since 1995 (pictured above at the 2019 Boston Marathon®). She was thrown another twist in 2020, when her 26th…

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Molly's Cupcakes

Baking with a mission

“Eat cupcakes and cure cancer.” That’s the motto of 15-year-old Molly Butts. Throughout 2020, this young entrepreneur has been raising money to support cancer research and care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund in a tasty way: baking…

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Conquering cancer—and the golf course

Since a young age, golf has been a constant companion in Cathy Burgess’ life. The Andover, Mass., native played competitively with her mother, even winning a Massachusetts mother-daughter tournament, before going on to captain the women’s golf team at Boston…

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Streamer Weekend brings big-time gamers to the Jimmy Fund

The Jimmy Fund announced its entry into the world of gaming by hosting Streamer Weekend October 30 – November 1. Our new fundraising program, Jimmy Fund Let’s GameSM, allows participants to raise money for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute through video gaming.…

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Chefs join the Jimmy Fund in the kitchen

The Jimmy Fund explored the culinary world for its first-ever cooking livestream event Toro Cooks for Jimmy this fall. On Sunday, October 18, supporters got a behind-the-scenes experience of Toro Restaurant with Toro Executive Chef Josh Elliott and Island Creek…

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Get your #ScoopsforJimmy at home

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…

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