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How You Can Help Support Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

  • Your donation will DOUBLE on Giving Day!

    On Wednesday, May 25, join us for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund's third annual Giving Day. On this special day, inspired by YOU, you'll hear stories of strength and resilience from our patients, get a glimpse into our cutting-edge cancer research, and have the opportunity to multiply your impact, thanks to a generous Dana-Farber Trustee who will double your gift, up to $250,000!

    Donations of any size will support our Defy Cancer Fund, helping Dana-Farber tackle cancer's biggest problems by funding innovative early stage research, speeding new drugs into clinical trials, expanding access to care, and much more.

    With your support on Giving Day, and every day, we can defy cancer and help patients around the world — together.

    Double My Donation

  • Giving Day May 25, 2022 with patient Mia

    Mia, age 5, a patient in Dana-Farber’s Jimmy Fund Clinic

  • Many Ways to Make a Difference

    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.

  • Dana-Farber Campaign logoThe 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. Join us.

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    Ways to Give

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


    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.
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    Get Involved

    Volunteer, donate blood, or get your company involved to support our lifesaving mission.
    Boston Red Sox Jimmy Fund License Plate - 2022


    Find unique items and gifts to show your support for Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund's fight against cancer.
  • Featured Events

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    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.

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    Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai

    Walk to conquer cancer on October 2, 2022.

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    Rally Against CancerSM

    Rally with us to conquer cancer.