Many Jimmy Fund Walk teams are a combination of family, friends, and communities who come together to make a difference. Teams often rally together in honor of a loved one to show their support.
Kori is the Team Captain of Fierce Fit Friends NY. Last year was Kori's first year walking and her team raised $8,991.
“Sadly, we all know someone who’s been impacted by cancer. Walking makes us feel like we’re helping to find a cure that many need. Along the route, it's so inspirational to learn the stories of strength the survivors share. We are walking for them, our family and friends, and all those affected by this dreadful disease. We walk to celebrate the memory of our loved ones, those that we walk in honor of, and all who walk alongside us who share our fight of great hope!”
Many companies and organizations start a team or sponsor the Jimmy Fund Walk through a financial or in-kind contribution. The Jimmy Fund staff is available to offer guidance and provide resources every step of the way. Contact Samantha Rose, Corporate Teams Coordinator, to learn more.
Improve employee morale and offer a unique team-building experience
Make a difference in the fight against cancer by supporting Dana-Farber's mission focused on patient care and cutting-edge research
Enhance your organization's reputation among your employees and the community
Promote the spirit of giving through matching gift opportunities or a sponsorship
Oncorus was a first-time Corporate Walk team in 2019.
“As an Oncorus team, we are going viral to beat cancer! Our mission is to realize the full promise of oncolytic viruses for cancer patients and we are excited to support Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund Walk to conquer cancer together.”
Work together, walk together. All Dana-Farber employees are encouraged to walk or volunteer, and participate alongside our courageous patients and their families. All employee walkers and volunteers will be invited to events throughout the year and will receive a special patch to wear on Walk day.
Dana-Farber Employee led teams are also eligible to earn the coveted Golden Sneaker Awards: Excellence in Fundraising, Pacesetter Power, Rookie of the Year and Staff Spotlight.
To receive fundraising and recruitment tips, or to schedule a brief presentation about the Jimmy Fund Walk at an upcoming department meeting, please contact the Walk staff.
Jason is the Team Captain of Team Head and Neck and an employee of Dana-Farber. He walks with his family, friends and colleagues.
“We love the time we get to spend together, the sense of helping out, and honoring the family we’ve lost. Also 2 of the 5 of us love the exercise.”