• Friends of Dana-Farber

    Friends' Events

    Upcoming Events

    Saks "Key to the Cure" 2015 Canapés and Champagne by the Catwalk
    October 15, 2015

    Saks Fifth Avenue partners 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 donates two percent of all clothing sales to the Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers.

    Past Events

    RISE: An Evening to Celebrate the Power of Mentorship
    May 1, 2015

    Special honoree Gordon Hamersley, and honorary chairs Governor Charles D. Baker and First Lady Lauren Baker and Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Lorrie Higgins, celebrated the power of mentoring and our rising young talents at RISE, the Friends of Dana-Farber's annual spring gala, which supported cancer research and patient care at Dana-Farber.

    Chefs Cooking for Hope
    March 5, 2015

    The 17th annual "Chefs Cooking for Hope" event featuring delicious food, signature cocktails, and specialty wine and beers from more than 30 of Boston's top restaurant and wine establishments.

    Dancing for a Cure
    December 2014

    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
    May 2, 2014

    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.

    Dancing for a Cure, Fourth Annual Dance Marathon
    March 29, 2014

    This Dance Marathon featured four hours of non-stop dancing to benefit breast and ovarian cancer research at Dana-Farber.

    Bridging the Gap in Breast Cancer: Incorporating Integrative Therapies During Your Journey
    April 7, 2013

    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.

    Wine Dinner with Kevin Zraly
    May 4, 2012

    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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