33rd Annual Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk

Oct
03
33rd Annual Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk

Call for Walkers: Register for the 33rd Annual Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk: Your Way presented by Hyundai

Participants are encouraged to “Walk Your Way” on Sunday, October 3, to support patient care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

BOSTON — Registration is now open for the 2021Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk: Your Way  presented by Hyundai. The Jimmy Fund Walk will be a virtual event to ensure the safety of everyone in the community. Participants will be encouraged to “Walk Your Way” from wherever they are most comfortable—whether that be from their neighborhood, favorite trail, or from a treadmill on Sunday, October 3rd. The 2021 Jimmy Fund Walk will continue to unite the community to raise funds for the Jimmy Fund to support all forms of adult and pediatric patient care and cancer research at the nation’s premier cancer center, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Whether participating for themselves, loved ones, neighbors, or co-workers, each walker shares a common purpose: to support breakthroughs that will benefit cancer patients around the world. Cancer care and research does not rest, even during a pandemic. We need the support of dedicated walkers now more than ever. Everyone in the Jimmy Fund community is an important partner in The Dana-Farber Campaign, our ambitious $2 billion, 7-year fundraising effort to prevent, treat, and defy cancer. The Dana-Farber Campaign will accelerate the Institute’s strategic priorities by supporting Revolutionary Science, Extraordinary Care, Exceptional Expertise, and Essential Opportunities. Please register today and our staff can help you kickstart your fundraising.   The Details: Details for Sunday, October 3rd, are still being finalized, and participants can anticipate inspiring virtual programing throughout the day and in the days, weeks, and months leading up to Jimmy Fund Walk: Your Way. Anyone interested in additional information can reference the Jimmy Fund Walk: Your Way frequently asked questions or can send an email to JimmyFundWalk@DFCI.Harvard.edu. The Jimmy Fund Walk has raised more than $150 million for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in its 30+ year history. Funds raised from the Walk support all forms of adult and pediatric patient care and cancer research at the nation’s premier cancer center, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The Boston Athletic Association has supported the Walk since 1989, and Hyundai has been the presenting sponsor since 2002. All Jimmy Fund Walk participants are encouraged to utilize the Charity Miles App to help with training and fundraising, engage with Dana-Farber patient stories and podcasts, receive special offers from Jimmy Fund Walk sponsors, and much more! To register for the Walk (#JimmyFundWalk) or to support a walker, visit www.JimmyFundWalk.org or call (866) 531-9255. This year’s event will have a lower fundraising requirement, $100 for adults and $25 for those under 18, with a $5 registration fee. All registered walkers will receive a bib and medal and the first 5,000 to register will receive a commemorative Jimmy Fund Walk T-shirt.   About the Jimmy Fund The Jimmy Fund, established in Boston in 1948, is comprised of community-based fundraising events and other programs that, solely and directly, benefit Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s lifesaving mission to provide compassionate patient care and groundbreaking cancer research for children and adults. The Jimmy Fund is an official charity of the Boston Red Sox, the Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association, the Pan-Mass Challenge, and the Variety Children's Charity of New England. Since 1948, the generosity of millions of people has helped the Jimmy Fund save countless lives and reduce the burden of cancer for patients and families worldwide. Follow the Jimmy Fund on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: @TheJimmyFund.            

Call for Walkers: Register for the 33rd Annual Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk: Your Way presented by Hyundai

Participants are encouraged to “Walk Your Way” on Sunday, October 3, to support patient care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

BOSTON — Registration is now open for the 2021Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk: Your Way  presented by Hyundai. The Jimmy Fund Walk will be a virtual event to ensure the safety of everyone in the community. Participants will be encouraged to “Walk Your Way” from wherever they are most comfortable—whether that be from their neighborhood, favorite trail, or from a treadmill on Sunday, October 3rd.

The 2021 Jimmy Fund Walk will continue to unite the community to raise funds for the Jimmy Fund to support all forms of adult and pediatric patient care and cancer research at the nation’s premier cancer center, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Whether participating for themselves, loved ones, neighbors, or co-workers, each walker shares a common purpose: to support breakthroughs that will benefit cancer patients around the world.

Cancer care and research does not rest, even during a pandemic. We need the support of dedicated walkers now more than ever. Everyone in the Jimmy Fund community is an important partner in The Dana-Farber Campaign, our ambitious $2 billion, 7-year fundraising effort to prevent, treat, and defy cancer. The Dana-Farber Campaign will accelerate the Institute’s strategic priorities by supporting Revolutionary Science, Extraordinary Care, Exceptional Expertise, and Essential Opportunities.

Please register today and our staff can help you kickstart your fundraising.

 

The Details:

Details for Sunday, October 3rd, are still being finalized, and participants can anticipate inspiring virtual programing throughout the day and in the days, weeks, and months leading up to Jimmy Fund Walk: Your Way.

Anyone interested in additional information can reference the Jimmy Fund Walk: Your Way frequently asked questions or can send an email to JimmyFundWalk@DFCI.Harvard.edu. The Jimmy Fund Walk has raised more than $150 million for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in its 30+ year history. Funds raised from the Walk support all forms of adult and pediatric patient care and cancer research at the nation’s premier cancer center, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The Boston Athletic Association has supported the Walk since 1989, and Hyundai has been the presenting sponsor since 2002.

All Jimmy Fund Walk participants are encouraged to utilize the Charity Miles App to help with training and fundraising, engage with Dana-Farber patient stories and podcasts, receive special offers from Jimmy Fund Walk sponsors, and much more!

To register for the Walk (#JimmyFundWalk) or to support a walker, visit www.JimmyFundWalk.org or call (866) 531-9255. This year’s event will have a lower fundraising requirement, $100 for adults and $25 for those under 18, with a $5 registration fee. All registered walkers will receive a bib and medal and the first 5,000 to register will receive a commemorative Jimmy Fund Walk T-shirt.

 

About the Jimmy Fund

The Jimmy Fund, established in Boston in 1948, is comprised of community-based fundraising events and other programs that, solely and directly, benefit Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s lifesaving mission to provide compassionate patient care and groundbreaking cancer research for children and adults. The Jimmy Fund is an official charity of the Boston Red Sox, the Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association, the Pan-Mass Challenge, and the Variety Children’s Charity of New England. Since 1948, the generosity of millions of people has helped the Jimmy Fund save countless lives and reduce the burden of cancer for patients and families worldwide. Follow the Jimmy Fund on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: @TheJimmyFund.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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