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Contact Kate Hall

Assistant Vice President, Principal and Major Gifts



When you choose to name a space at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, you link your name, or that of a loved one, to the Institute's lifesaving mission. 

As patients and caregivers move throughout the Institute, they realize the power of a community committed to conquering cancer.

    If you are passionate about supporting Dana-Farber's mission to conquer cancer, you will find a variety of spaces to name across the Institute that will serve as a visible reminder of your generosity for patients, caregivers, and staff.

    Infusion and Exam Services starting at $25,000: Located within the Yawkey Center and in Dana-Farber’s Jimmy Fund Clinic, patients receive their chemotherapy treatments at Infusion Services. Each space is filled with light and designed for comfort and healing.

    Also located within the Yawkey Center and Dana-Farber's Jimmy Fund Clinic, Exam Services is where patients wait for and meet with their clinical care teams to discuss their treatment. Spaces available for naming within Exam Services include exam rooms, waiting areas, medical team offices, and vitals bays.

    Laboratory Services starting at $25,000: Located on the busy second floor of the Yawkey Center, Laboratory Services is a hub of the hospital where nearly all adult patients begin appointments. There are additional naming opportunities within the Laboratory Services area including private rooms, laboratory services suites, and laboratory bays.

    Conference Rooms and Staff Lounges starting at $50,000: Our staff is essential to everything we do at Dana-Farber and naming a conference room or staff lounge in the Yawkey Center or Dana-Farber's Jimmy Fund Clinic demonstrates significant support for the individuals who provide exceptional care. Staff lounges give our caregivers a place to gather and conference rooms allow doctors, nurses, and other members of a patient’s care team to plan treatment for each patient.

    Lobbies and Waiting Areas starting at $1 million: Naming a lobby or waiting area makes a powerful and visible statement of your leadership support for the advances in cancer research and care that Dana-Farber exemplifies. These public spaces accommodate thousands of patients, faculty, and visitors each year. There are multiple opportunities for naming across our campus including a valet lobby and waiting area, main and parking elevator lobbies, and multiple clinical waiting areas.

    Make your mark on cancer.

    Our dynamic Gene Display, located in the Robert J. Tomsich Family Gallery in the Yawkey Center for Cancer Care, honors the revolutionary impact that cutting-edge science has had on our ability to fight cancer. The dynamic display is a larger-than-life representation of a microarray, the innovative technology that our researchers use to develop targeted cancer therapies.

    Make your mark on the fight against cancer by naming a gene today. With a gift of $5,000, you can honor a family member, friend, or caregiver by inscribing a gene with your personal message of hope.

    Name a Gene

    Imagine a future without cancer.

    Journey through The Imagine Display, located outside Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's pediatric Jimmy Fund Clinic. The display, made possible by the Lucchino Family, is a whimsical representation of Dana-Farber's signature "bench to bedside" research model through the eyes of our youngest patients.

    Add your name or the name of a loved one to The Imagine Display, which celebrates science and our diverse Dana-Farber community, united by our commitment to a future without cancer. Naming options start at $3,000 and range up to $50,000.

    Name an Item

    One ripple can change lives everywhere.

    The Ripple Effect Display is a representation of how your support of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund impacts the lives of current and future patients all over the world.

    Located at both our Chestnut Hill and Foxborough locations, these eye-catching displays allow you to carry on the ripple effect with your own personalized ring of hope.

    Show your support for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's mission by naming a ring with a personal message or in honor of a family member, friend, or caregiver. Rings are available in three sizes with a gift of $5,000, $10,000, or $15,000 and can be named individually or as a group.

    Name a Ring

    These spaces at Dana-Farber give patients respite from the stress of cancer treatment, offer research-based complementary therapies, and allow physician-scientists to meet and collaborate with their peers. 

    Longwood Center starting at $10,000: The Longwood Center is a state-of-the-art research space in the heart of the Longwood Medical Area. The Center features an open floor plan that allows maximum flexibility and collaboration between our principal investigators and their labs. There are several naming opportunities available, including laboratory bays, offices, conference rooms, and research neighborhoods. 

    Yawkey Center for Cancer Care & Jimmy Fund Clinic Pharmacies starting at $5 million: This opportunity spans three locations across the Yawkey Center for Cancer Care and the Jimmy Fund Clinic. The Outpatient Pharmacy comprises 2,500 square feet on the busy 2nd floor of the Yawkey Center and dispenses up to 5,000 prescriptions per year with an additional up to 5,000 information sheets to patients and staff. 

    The Research Pharmacy occupies 10,000 square feet on the 5th floor of the Yawkey Center and it fills up to 10,000 prescriptions per year and it serves all the patients in Dana-Farber’s clinical service. 

    The Pediatric Pharmacy occupies 600 square feet in the center of the Jimmy Fund Clinic and serves the pediatric patients seen there. 

    Conference Center starting at $7.5 million: The conference center, centrally located on the highly-trafficked third floor of the Yawkey Center for Cancer Care, provides a state-of-the-art, dedicated space for lectures, seminars, virtual conferences, and events with distinguished guests, as well as meetings of the Board of Trustees, and other advisory bodies. Naming the conference center provides an opportunity to be recognized for outstanding philanthropic leadership in a highly visible location.