Dancing for a Cure
February, 10, 2018
Save the date for the eighth annual Dancing for a Cure fundraiser, which will be held Saturday, February, 10, 2018, in Mashpee, MA. Last year’s fundraiser raised $24,000 for breast and ovarian cancer research at Dana-Farber.
The fundraiser, which features a 5K dance marathon, was created by Susan Mendoza Friedman of the Friends of Dana-Farber in honor of her friend Karen Schek, who was diagnosed with stage III ovarian cancer at 51. Visit www.dancingforacure.net for more information.
Dinner with Friends celebrates friendship, food, and philanthropy. Guests will delight in food, cocktails, and celebrity chef demonstrations from our host, Chef Jeremy Sewall and his celebrity chef friends.
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. From October 1 through October 31, all sales of the Key to the Cure t-shirts designed by Missoni
benefitted 13 charities nationwide, including the Friends of Dana-Farber.
Fashion Gives Back
October 6, 2016
Attendees joined Jenny Johnson, two-time Emmy Award winner and co-host of NESN Dining Playbook, at South Shore Plaza on October 6, 2016, for Fashion Gives Back, a runway show and party benefiting the Friends. Guests enjoyed complimentary cocktails and
culinary delights, and viewed the hottest fall fashions from Nordstrom and other premier brands, while supporting cancer research and patient care at Dana-Farber.
RISE: An Evening to Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Friends and the Power of Leadership
May 20, 2016
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.