‘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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Georgia Has Talent goes virtual

Georgia Has Talent is an annual talent show fundraiser in Canton, Ga. that supports Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s mission. Prior to COVID-19, the event attracted audiences of up to 1,000. But like so many over the past year, event organizer Jay Huller,…

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Dad goes the extra mile to honor his son

Gerry Forget doesn’t think of himself as a big fundraiser, but his efforts for the Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have become quite prolific. For 28 years, the Rhode Island native has hosted the Woonsocket Little League Jim Carr…

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Fessenden School Rallies for Jimmy Fund Let’s Game

When The Fessenden School in West Newton, Mass. tragically lost Laura Rutherford, the school’s CFO and beloved member of their community, to multiple myeloma, students knew they wanted to honor her memory by giving back to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. A…

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