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2014-02-28 23:31:58

Funds benefit more than three-dozen local and national non-profit organizations working to make an impact on the fight against cancer. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Today, Small Army for a Cause announced that they have awarded more than $120,000 in grants from the proceeds of their 2013 Be Bold, Be Bald! fundraising event. Grants have been gifted to beneficiaries including Heaps of Hope ($15,500), The Jimmy Fund ($14,000), The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society ($8,000) and more than...

2014-01-28 23:27:34

New England real estate agency, Boston Z Realty, announces a new charitable partnership with a local charity. The agency pledges to make a donation for each listing and sales referral to The Jimmy Fund. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Boston Z Realty, a real estate brokerage in downtown Boston, is raising funds for the community through the course of their business, by choosing The Jimmy Fund as their charitable focus for 2014. “The Jimmy Fund,” founded by the Variety...

2013-10-24 12:25:05

Effort coincides with donation of product sales to The Jimmy Fund CHICAGO, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith Brothers Co., one of the most trusted names in the cough and cold category since 1847, has issued a challenge to the city of Boston, renaming itself "Beardston" for the duration of the 2013 World Series. In making the announcement, Smith Brothers CEO Steve Silk wants to pay homage to the Boston Red Sox players whose beards have become a national phenomenon. "We hope Mayor...

2013-07-12 20:20:29

BOSTON, July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although women who survived childhood cancer face an increased risk of infertility, nearly two-thirds of those who tried unsuccessfully to become pregnant for at least a year eventually conceived, according to clinical researchers at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center and Brigham and Women's Hospital. This is comparable to the rate of eventual pregnancy among all clinically infertile women. "Most women...

2013-01-08 16:23:43

PORTSMOUTH, N.H., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Harbor Consulting IP Services, Inc. ("HCIP") proudly announces that the company has established the Harbor Consulting IP Services, Inc. Charitable Fund ("the Fund") at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute ("DFCI") in support of DFCI's ongoing cancer research, treatment, and patient care. Following HCIP's involvement with DFCI's Gene Display Wall and Vitals Bay sponsorship programs, creating the Fund extends HCIP's longstanding commitment to...

2012-08-03 06:22:21

CANTON, Mass., Aug. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 20(th) year, Dunkin' Donuts, America's all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, will support Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund in its global fight against cancer. New England Dunkin' Donuts franchisees are committed to the Jimmy Fund, having raised $10.7 million since 1992. This year, Dunkin' Donuts will continue to support the Jimmy Fund through several fundraising events and campaigns in August. From August 4...

2011-12-13 13:03:32

In an African county lacking any specialists in children's cancers, a team approach that "twins" Rwandan physicians with Boston-based pediatric oncologists has shown it can deliver expert, curative care to young patients stricken with lymphoma. The first-of-its-kind strategy is credited for curing at least 5 of 10 children at a rural Rwandan hospital; two others are in remission while receiving chemotherapy, and three children have died. The long-distance team approach was designed by Sara...

2011-11-14 08:00:00

Boston-based Internet stationery company, LookLoveSend, LLC is partnering with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund this holiday season to offer online access to high-quality printed, personalized holiday photo cards. The collection includes special Dana-Farber Cancer Institute photo cards, the proceeds from which will go directly to the Jimmy Fund. Shoppers may also choose to make a gift directly to the Jimmy Fund at checkout with any other holiday card purchases. Billerica, MA...

2011-10-21 07:00:00

National Be Bold, Be Bald! event has people wearing bald caps to honor those who battle cancer and raise money to help fight back. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 21, 2011 If you see someone wearing a bald cap today, donât stare or walk away. Instead, thank them for honoring those who bravely battle cancer, and ask them to share their story with you. They are part of a national movement called Be Bold, Be Bald!, where thousands of people, from Alaska to Florida, are donning bald...

2011-09-20 10:20:00

BOSTON, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two local institutions serving children's medical needs are about to benefit from Hess Corporation's Home Run Program with the Boston Red Sox. Children's Hospital Boston's Trauma Program and the Jimmy Fund through the Red Sox Foundation each will receive a $50,000 check from Hess Retail Territory Manager Dana Jackson at an on-field presentation at today's Red Sox game. Hess Corporation promised to alternate $500 donations to the two institutions...