How You Can Help

Groundbreaking research. Dedicated, compassionate care. Your support is critical to our work every day. Help us make a difference in the fight against cancer today.

Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund has received a 4-star rating (highest possible) from Charity Navigator, America’s largest charity evaluator, recognizing our prudent financial management and low cost of funds raised.


The Dana-Farber Campaign

The Dana-Farber Campaign will raise $2 billion to accelerate success with revolutionary science, extraordinary care, and exceptional expertise. Progress is accelerating and successes are multiplying.

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Many Ways to Make a Difference


Ways to Give

Contribute monthly, make a memorial gift, or name a space — every gift fuels our world-class research and patient care.



Ride, walk, run, play golf, or root for your local sports teams — there are hundreds of different fundraising events to choose from to match your passion.


Get Involved

Volunteer, donate blood, or get your company involved to support our lifesaving mission.

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Featured Events


Run for Dana-Farber

Run any race, of any distance, in any city, or join an official Dana-Farber team to raise funds for Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund.


Pan-Mass Challenge

The PMC, presented by the Red Sox Foundation and M&T Bank, is the nation’s single most successful athletic fundraiser and the Jimmy Fund’s largest annual contributor.

Philanthropy Donation and Contact Information

For general inquiries: 617-632-3019 | Email

Melany Duval: Senior Vice President, Chief Philanthropy Officer: 857-215-3050
Kate Hall: Assistant Vice President, Principal and Major Gifts: 617-632-3801
Suzanne Fountain: Vice President, Jimmy Fund: 617-632-3864
Rebecca Gavin: Vice President, Annual, Planned, and Institutional Giving: 617-632-3491
Jeanne Katz Maxbauer: Vice President, Transformational Gifts and Strategic Initiatives: 857-215-1411
Erin McVeigh: Associate Vice President, The Dana-Farber Campaign: 617-632-4042