April 29, 2023 | 6:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Encore Boston Harbor (Everett, MA)
Join us for cocktails, dinner and a live auction hosted by Susan Wornick!
September 15, 2022 | 11:00 a.m.
Pine Brook Country Club (Weston, MA)
Guests joined the Friends for a silent auction of handbags and accessories and discussion of women's health with Dana-Farber physicians.
May 20, 2022 | 6:00 p.m.
Endicott Estate (Dedham, MA)
Guests joined us for Evening with Friends on Friday, May 20, 2022 at the Endicott Estate in Dedham. Guests were able to mingle with friends during a cocktail hour and raw bar hosted by Chef Jeremy Sewall of Row 34, followed by dinner and a live auction.
In the Bag
September 23, 2021
Pine Brook Country Club
The Friends are grateful to everyone who joined us for a luncheon and beautifully curated auction of new and vintage handbags and accessories.
Together with our supporters, we raised more than $155,000 to support women’s cancer research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute!
July 14, 2021
Stone Meadow Golf in Lexington
The Friends sincerely thank sponsors and guests at Back in the Swing with Friends! The event was held outdoors and spread out for safety, and guests enjoyed time
to mingle, eat, drink, and practice their driving, chipping and putting while supporting Dana-Farber’s life-saving mission and quest for a cure. Together, we raised more than $175,000 to fund critical research and patient care programs at the Institute.
Friends Virtual MiniSeries
Through June 2021
The Friends held a virtual workshop series on topics including wine tasting, home entertaining, and fitness.
Dinner with Friends, Hosted by Chef Jeremy Sewall
In April 2020, Dinner with Friends Hosted by Chef Jeremy Sewall was reimagined as a virtual campaign and celebration. Although we could not be together, we continued to support each other, our patients and our mission by raising more than $275,000 to
fund research and patient care at Dana-Farber. Thank you to our host, Chef Jeremy Sewall, and our intended guest chefs,
as well as to our generous sponsors for their support as we adjusted our plans to keep our community and our supporters safe.
In the Bag
October 3, 2019 | 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Pine Brook Country Club, Weston, MA
Lunch and Vintage Designer Handbag Auction
The Friends of Dana-Farber and their friends enjoyed lunch in recognition of September and October: Ovarian and Breast Cancer Awareness Months, as well as a keynote focused on keeping the women in our lives healthy and happy. A beautifully curated vintage
handbag auction helped raise more than $90,000 for patient care at Dana-Farber.
Dinner with Friends
June 1, 2019
Guests joined the Friends for a one-night-only culinary experience created by Host Chef Jeremy Sewall and his celebrity chef friends. The evening was an opportunity for guests 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.
February 27, 2019
Cure cabin fever with the Friends at CAPO in south Boston. Attendees enjoyed delicious food, specialty cocktails, music, dancing, games, and fun with the Friends. Photos from the event.
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.
Dinner with Friends
April 28, 2018
More than 200 guests enjoyed a one-night-only dining experience, courtesy of Host Chef Jeremy Sewall and his celebrity chef friends.
The event, which raised more than $470,000 for the Friends, celebrated friendship, food, and philanthropy. Photos courtesy of
Natasha Moustache Photography.
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.
Saks "Key to the Cure" 2017 Style Your Story
October 5, 2017
The Friends of Dana-Farber, the Jimmy Fund, and Saks Fifth Avenue kicked off Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Saks Key to the Cure with “Style Your Story,” a fashion-fueled fundraiser to benefit the Friends and Dana-Farber. Guests enjoyed cocktails from
Privateer Rum, wines by Chloe, light bites from Eataly, Oath Craft Pizza, and other area eateries, as well as a runway show featuring local style influencers.
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