Olympians go for the gold for Dana-Farber patients

Cancer inspires many to give back. From patients’ loved ones to children learning the importance of philanthropy and corporations making a social impact—even Olympians. Since 1996, Olympic swimmers have come together to raise funds for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the…

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A second chance on life: Grady’s story

“Tough times don’t last. Tough people do.” It’s been 10-year-old Grady’s mantra for the past three years. In the summer of 2018, Grady’s family noticed he was having trouble hearing. He’d complain that empty restaurants were too noisy and suddenly…

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Meet Mateo: The Comeback Kid

“I think this was supposed to happen to me so I could find my true self and inspire other people.” It’s a heavy statement coming from a 12-year-old, but Mateo isn’t your average kid. In 2016, when the Duxbury, Mass.,…

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‘Spectacular’ care spurs bequest to defy cancer

For Andrea Abraham, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is like family. And just as her four grandchildren will carry on her memory for years to come, Andrea knows the importance of leaving a legacy for her Dana-Farber family, too. A trustee since…

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Canton Together, Wherever, Against Cancer.

In order to keep the community safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai did not take place along its normal route from Hopkinton to Boston. Instead, the virtual event allowed walkers and teams to…

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