Make a Memorial or Tribute Gift

Memorial and tribute gifts are a powerful way to honor or remember a loved one, friend, or colleague by supporting Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund's mission to conquer cancer. Your meaningful gift provides critical funds to allow doctors, scientists, and caregivers to perform cutting-edge cancer research and deliver our signature total patient care for adults and children.


Memorial and tribute gifts support Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund's mission to conquer cancer.

In Lieu of Flowers

If you would like to direct family and friends to make gifts to Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund in lieu of flowers, the following is suggested wording for an obituary or other tribute:

In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in memory of {deceased name} to support cancer research and patient care at:
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
P.O. Box 849168
Boston, MA 02284
or via

Ways to Give

There are also other ways to honor and remember your loved ones, including participating in an eventorganizing an eventstarting a golf tournamentcreating a giving pagenaming a gene, and purchasing holiday cards.

If you have questions or if you would like to be notified of gifts received in memory of someone, please contact Dana-Farber's Donor Services at 617-632-2903 or