Category Community Fundraising Events

Dr. Nina with Colton today

Colton and Dr. Nina: An unbreakable bond

Left: Colton with his baby brother during treatment. Right: Dr. Nina with Colton today. When 4-year-old Colton initially developed a rash in June of 2019, his family believed he’d had a reaction to sunscreen. In the days that followed, Colton—an…


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…

hockey goalie

Hockey goalies across the country defy cancer one save at a time

Each October since 2014, volunteer-led October Saves brings hockey goalies together to gather pledges for each save they make throughout the month in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Participating goalies range from mites—youth hockey players—to professionals in the NHL,…