13TH ANNUAL EVENT ON AUGUST 19th AND 20th

WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon

Jimmy Fund

The 13th annual WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon presented by Arbella Insurance Foundation will take place on Tuesday, August 19 and Wednesday, August 20, 2014 in support of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to everyone - our loyal community of supporters - for your continued generosity.

Striking out cancer

Over the span of 36 hours and two Boston Red Sox games, this broadcast features compelling stories from Dana-Farber patients, doctors, researchers and nurses, celebrity guests and athletes, inspiring people all over the world to contribute to Dana-Farber's lifesaving mission.

Since 2002, your generous support of this event has raised more than $34 million to support pediatric and adult cancer care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

You can listen to all of our audio from the 2013 Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon, starting with the most recent, by clicking here. We also have plenty of video located here.

Event Listing

Help the Jimmy Fund beat cancer. Join them for one or more of our over 500 various events throughout the year and raise money for cancer research and patient care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Getting involved is easier than ever, and there is something for everyone. Sign up for the following events now, and stay tuned, there is more to come.

Additional Information

Arbella

This baseball season the Arbella Insurance Foundation will make a $50 gift to the WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon for every strike out by a Boston pitcher, up to $100,000. Visit WEEI.com/strikeoutcancer to track the total fundraising effort!

WalgreensWalgreens Wall Ball
This season, WEEI is proud to announce the returning partnership with Walgreens. Every time our hometown hits a ball of the Green Wall, Walgreens will give $100 to the 13th annual WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon happening August 19th and 20th. With everyone’s help, we’ll be one step closer to a world without cancer! Keep checking our tote board throughout the entire season for the latest fundraising total.

2012 Event Recap

Contact info
For more information, please contact:
1-877-738-1234
Email: jimmyfundradiotelethon@dfci.harvard.edu
Website: www.jimmyfundradiotelethon.org

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Listen to some of the highlights from Day 2 of the 12th annual Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon. Thank you for your support
Thu, 29 Aug 2013 07:16:00 EDT
Mikey and Joe talk with Lisa Scherber, the Director of Dana-Farber/Children's Hospital Cancer Center and VP/GM of WEEI Jeff Brown. Lisa and Jeff worked together to make this year's Jimmy Fund Telethon a rousing success. The final number raised surpassed last years total. Lisa speaks to her interactions with the children and the amazing feeling the entire event brings.
Thu, 29 Aug 2013 00:45:00 EDT
Mikey and Joe talk with Dr. Andrew Place, Pediatric Oncologist and Associate Director of Developmental Therapeutics at Dana-Farber, about the success of the program, and their aspirations to continually improve. Dr. Place talks about the challenges that he and his colleagues face regarding the treatment of adults and children with blood and other types of cancer.
Thu, 29 Aug 2013 00:05:00 EDT
Former Red Sox and Current Baltimore Oriole General Manager Dan Duquette talks with Mikey and Joe about his efforts and contributions to the Jimmy Fund telethon and his experiences during his tenure in Boston.
Wed, 28 Aug 2013 23:40:00 EDT
Joe & Dave welcomed Derek Theall, Eastern Lexus Dealers' District Sales Manager. Derek was pleased to announce Lexus's $5,000 donation to the Jimmy Fund, and he may have sold Dave a new car.
Wed, 28 Aug 2013 22:34:00 EDT
Allene Diaz, head of oncology at EMD Serono, joined Joe & Dave in the booth. EMD Serono made a donation of $5,000 to the Jimmy Fund.
Wed, 28 Aug 2013 22:17:00 EDT
Joe & Dave welcomed Red Sox principal owner John Henry to the booth. John was all smiles with the Sox in first place and New England showing immense support for the Jimmy Fund.
Wed, 28 Aug 2013 21:50:00 EDT
Don Block, president of NorthEast Electrical Distributors, joined Joe & Dave in the booth during the telethon. NorthEast hosted a Jimmy Fund fundraiser recently with Mikey Adams.
Wed, 28 Aug 2013 21:22:00 EDT
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