The Friends celebrated 40 years and honored Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh for his leadership at RISE, the organization’s annual gala. Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker also joined the Friends in recognizing Dana-Farber President and CEO Edward J. Benz Jr., MD, for his 16 years at the helm of Dana-Farber. The event raised more than $420,000 for cancer research and patient care at Dana-Farber.
Saks Fifth Avenue partnered with the Friends of Dana-Farber to present the annual nationwide "Key To The Cure" initiative to fight women's cancers. For one weekend in October, Saks donated two percent of all clothing sales to the Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers.
This holiday season, several Cape Cod dance studios teamed up with Dancing for a Cure to raise funds for ovarian and breast cancer research at Dana-Farber. A portion of every ticket sold at these holiday shows benefitted the Friends of Dana-Farber. Visit www.dancingforacure.net for more information.
An Evening with Friends, the Friends of Dana-Farber’s annual spring gala, featured catered hors d’oeuvres, food, and entertainment from Boston’s own Gary Gulman, with all proceeds directly supporting cancer research and patient support programs at Dana-Farber.
This Dance Marathon featured four hours of non-stop dancing to benefit breast and ovarian cancer research at Dana-Farber.
Patients, survivors, families, and friends gathered at the Bridging the Gap in Breast Cancer event to learn about advances in oncology and integrative therapies such as acupuncture and massage therapy.
The Friends of Dana-Farber hosted a fabulous wine dinner with Kevin Zraly at the Artists for Humanity Epicenter to honor the spirit of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
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