Double Your Impact

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund are changing the way rare, recurrent, and difficult-to-treat cancers are treated. Dana-Farber believes in a future where no cancer is untreatable. Since its founding in 1948, the Jimmy Fund has raised millions of dollars through thousands of community efforts to advance Dana-Farber's lifesaving mission.


Your lifesaving donation will go far to accelerate critical research at Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund, helping our brave patients. From now until the end of July, every donation you make will be matched, dollar for dollar, up to a total of $100,000, courtesy of Sherry and Gerry Cohen's matching challenge.

Dana-Farber's Jimmy Fund Clinic patient, Tilly, holding a Happy Last Chemo sign

“Tilly and our family will always need Dana-Farber, and we are so grateful for the donors that make this possible.” – Josh, father of Tilly

Every donation to Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund, no matter its size, contributes to advancing our lifesaving mission of a world without cancer. A donation of:

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Why give to Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund?

Eighty-seven cents of every dollar you give goes directly to cancer research and patient care.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has been the top ranked cancer hospital in New England by U.S. News & World Report for 23 consecutive years, and is the only cancer center in the country ranked in the top 5 for both adult and pediatric cancer programs.

Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund has received a 4-star rating (highest possible) from Charity Navigator, America’s largest charity evaluator, recognizing our prudent financial management and low cost of funds raised.

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Matching funds up to $10,000 per donor are unrestricted support for Dana-Farber and cannot be applied to event fundraising.

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