Become a Pacesetter

Help fight cancer by becoming a Pacesetter

Pacesetters are an elite group of top fundraisers who receive special recognition, rewards, and invitations to exclusive events, including the annual Extra Mile Brunch. Increase your impact on conquering cancer by setting your goal to Pacesetter level!

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PACESETTER LEVELS

Both individuals and teams can be Pacesetters. Check out our Fundraising Tips and Tools to help you along the way.

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INDIVIDUAL PACESETTER LEVELS

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Star Pacesetter

Raise $1,500 or more

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Two-Star Pacesetter

Raise $2,500 or more

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Three-Star Pacesetter

Raise $5,000 or more

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Four-Star Pacesetter

Raise $7,500 or more

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Five-Star Pacesetter

Raise $10,000 or more

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Young Pacesetter*

Raise $500 or more*12 or younger on Walk day

PACESETTER TEAM LEVELS

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Star Pacesetter Team

Raise $15,000 or more

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Two-Star Pacesetter Team

Raise $25,000 or more

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Three-Star Pacesetter Team

Raise $50,000 or more

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Four-Star Pacesetter Team

Raise $75,000 or more

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Five-Star Pacesetter Team

Raise $100,000 or more

Featured Pacesetters help in the battle against cancer

FEATURED JIMMY FUND WALK PACESETTER

Bob is an individual walker that has been participating in the Jimmy Fund Walk since 1995!

“Every year when I leave Hopkinton, I’m thankful for my healthy daughters and grandchildren. The Walk allows me to to raise funds that will ultimately help find a cure for all cancers so that all parents and grandparents will be as lucky as me. When I see all the Walk Heroes, see their ages and read their dreams, I know what I’m doing with help from my sponsors is right.”

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PACESETTER EXCLUSIVE EVENTS

Pacesetters are invited to special events to network and share fundraising ideas, as well as learn more about the latest research advances and patient care happening every day at Dana-Farber.

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Upcoming Events:

July 16, 2019 The first 100 participants to reach Star Pacesetter in 2019 are invited with a guest to Fenway Park for dinner, a speaking program, and a Red Sox game!

Past Events:

March 10, 2019 All Pacesetters, Team Captains and Co-Captains whose teams raised $10,000 or more, volunteer site captains, sponsors, and Heroes were invited to the annual Extra Mile Brunch. Held at the Boston Marriott Copley Place, the event celebrated the success of the 2018 Jimmy Fund Walk and kicked off 2019 efforts.

 

November 8, 2018 All 2018 Pacesetters were invited with a guest to Morton's Steakhouse for an evening of celebration with passed appetizers and a speaking program to thank them for their hard work this year.

RECOGNITION AND REWARDS

All 2019 Pacesetters will receive special gear on Walk day, including a hat and wicking T-shirt. The Jimmy Fund Walk staff will be in touch throughout the year as new rewards are added, including invitations to events and more!

The Jimmy Fund Walk provides Pacesetters with recognition and rewards as they help conquer cancer