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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.

  • 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.

    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. 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.