Category Cancer Patient Stories

Retiree’s big heart helps charities win even when you lose

Mike Rothman is a 76-year-old former Harvard Medical School Instructor in Psychiatry, serial entrepreneur and member of the Jimmy FundRaiser community. He has used his time in retirement to spearhead Big-Hearted Battles, a movement inviting people of all ages to…

A Jimmy Fund Clinic Patient rides the carousel with her face painted to look like a butterfly.

Jimmy Fund Clinic family festival is a day of hope

For Leona O’Neill, 2, an encounter with gorillas—rather than an infusion chair—was the perfect way to spend a recent Sunday. Leona, who was diagnosed at eight months with a brain tumor, was one of more than 600 current and past…