Jimmy Fund Blog Stories, News, and Highlights

Chloe

Mother recalls the moment that changed her family forever

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the lives of the Marzilli family were changed forever. Their 6-year-old daughter, Chloe, was diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma. “It happened accidentally,” says her mother, Courtney. “I noticed one night during bedtime that she had…

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Professor Russell James, JD, PhD, CFP

Smarter ways to give: Top tax tips

In September 2022, Professor Russell James, JD, PhD, CFP,® Director of Graduate Studies in Charitable Financial Planning at Texas Tech University, joined Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund for an event that gave donors the latest tips to make…

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Service dog changes patient’s way of living

Service dog changes patient’s way of living

After complications from a brain surgery left her right side paralyzed at age 7, Hailey, a Dana-Farber Cancer Institute patient, needed support from her family to stay mobile. As she aged, the dependency on her family, specifically her mother, was…

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Amber smiles and stands on-field at Polar Park in Worcester, Massachusetts holding up a red Jimmy Fund baseball jersey.

Working to defy cancer: meet Amber Forrence

This post is part of a series highlighting staff members within Dana-Farber Cancer Institute & The Jimmy Fund’s Division of Philanthropy, to give supporters an inside peek at life at New England’s favorite charity. Today, we’re talking to Amber Forrence,…

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