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How You Can Help Support Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

  • 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.

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  • Philanthropy Donation and Contact Information

    Call us: 617-632-3019 | Email us

    Senior Philanthropy Leadership:
    Melany Duval: Senior Vice President, Chief Philanthropy Officer: 617-632-5866
    Liz DeLucia: Vice President, Principal & Major Gifts: 617-632-6573
    Suzanne Fountain: Vice President, Jimmy Fund: 617-632-3864
    Rebecca Gavin: Vice President, Annual, Planned & Institutional Giving: 617-632-3491
    Jeanne Katz Maxbauer: Vice President, Transformational Gifts & Strategic Initiatives: 857-215-1411
    Erin McVeigh: Interim Associate Vice President, The Dana-Farber Campaign: 617-632-4042

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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.
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    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.
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    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 defy cancer on October 1, 2023.

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    Rally Against CancerSM

    Rally with us to conquer cancer.