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Dana-Farber Friends' Events

  • Friends' Dinner and Late Night chefs

    Chefs Jody Adams of Porto, TRADE, and Saloniki; Tiffani Faison of Sweet Cheeks and Tiger Mama; Andy Husbands of Tremont 647, Sister Sorel, and the Smoke Shop; Jeremy Sewall of Island Creek Oyster Bar, Row 34, and Les Sablons; Jasper White of Summer Shack; Michael Schlow of Doretta Taverna and Tico Boston; and William Kovel of Catalyst Restaurant celebrate a successful evening.

  • Upcoming Events

    Dinner with Friends
    Saturday, June 1, 2019

    Join the Friends for a one-night-only culinary experience created by Host Chef Jeremy Sewall and his celebrity chef friends. The evening is an opportunity for you to interact with top chefs, observe them as they collaborate in the kitchen, and enjoy a delicious dinner and treats – all while raising funds for innovative research and patient care at Dana-Farber.

    Recent Events

    Glitz and Gritz
    June 13, 2018

    Our favorite rhinestone cowboys and cowgirls showed up at Loretta's Last Call to eat, drink, dance, and raise more than $24,000 for the Friends of Dana-Farber. Thanks to partners and sponsors, 101.7 The Bull, Alexandra Slote Interiors, Boston magazine, Suzanne Chapman, Rudd Design Co. & Qlik – and to everyone who supported the event so generously. Enjoy the photos by Todd Mazer, which prove everyone had a fabulously fun evening.

    Dancing for a Cure
    February, 10, 2018

    Six hundred dancers raised more than $27,000 for breast and ovarian cancer research at Dana-Farber at the eighth annual Dancing for a Cure fundraiser, held February 10 in Mashpee, MA. 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 who was diagnosed with stage III ovarian cancer at 51. Dancing for a Cure has raised more than $400,000 for women’s cancers research at Dana-Farber over the last 11 years. Visit for more information.

    Saks Fifth Avenue Key to the Cure Kickoff: “Style Your Story"
    October 5, 2017

    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.