Frequently Asked Questions


Is the Sunrise to Sunset website secure?

Yes. All information submitted online is subject to the Jimmy Fund Privacy Policy. Please read the Jimmy Fund Privacy Policy before submitting any personal information.

How do my supporters get a receipt of their gift to use for tax purposes?

All gifts made online will receive an email confirmation, which includes tax information. Gifts of $15 or more made by check are acknowledged with a letter. For gifts made by check that are less than $15, the cancelled check will serve as your tax receipt.

I just made a gift. What will appear on my bank statement?

Your online transaction will appear on your credit card statement as: DANAFARBERJIMMYFND. If the transaction is pending, you may see PENDINGBB appear, which is normal. Should you have any questions regarding what appears on your statement, please contact Victoria Fox at 617-632-6603 or

I just made a gift online but did not receive my email confirmation. Can this be re-sent to me?

Yes. Please contact Victoria Fox at 617-632-6603 or to request an email acknowledgement.

How do my supporters submit a matching gift form?

Every company has their own policies and procedures to determine a particular charity's eligibility to receive a matching gift. Your supporters' Human Resources departments will have more information about how to have a gift matched or you can search for your company to see if they provide matching gifts to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund.

If the original gift is made online, please have your supporter(s) print out the email confirmation received upon making the gift and mail it with the matching gift form to:

The Jimmy Fund
Attn: Sunrise to Sunset Jimmy Fund Golf Tournament
10 Brookline Place West
Brookline, MA 02445

Alternatively, if your supporter(s) makes their gift online, and their company has an electronic gift submission program, please have them email the confirmations of both their gift and their matching gift submission to

If your supporter(s) would like to match a gift they make by check, please have them mail the matching gift form along with their gift to the address above. Many employers' matching gift forms require the following information:

Tax ID Number: 042263040
Contact Name: Donor Services
The Jimmy Fund
Sunrise to Sunset
10 Brookline Place West
Brookline, MA 02445
617-632-2920 (fax)

Can my supporters make gifts of stock/securities to support my fundraising? What about gifts made through Donor Advised Funds?

Yes. Your supporters can give gifts of stock or securities and we also accept gifts from Donor Advised Funds. To make a gift via an existing Donor Advised Fund, donors should utilize the Donor Advised Fund link on the “Give” page and reach out to their Donor Advised Fund contact to confirm. Donors should always be sure to note the gift designation (e.g. Sunrise to Sunset/participant name). Please email once this gift has been made so we can credit the correct participant.

Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund's Tax ID Number is 042263040.

I have a question about giving from my Donor Advised Fund using DAF Direct. Who do I contact?

Follow the instructions after clicking to give via DAF Direct. You may email our Donor Services team at or call 617-632-2903 if you have any further questions. You may also contact with any questions. Please email Victoria after any gifts are made to your page using Donor Advised Funds.

How do I opt out of communications?

If you wish to opt out of receiving fundraising mailings from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund, please call (800) 525-4669 or click here. If you wish to opt out of email communications, you may also click the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any Sunrise to Sunset email.

Why has the Sunrise to Sunset Jimmy Fund Golf Tournament been cancelled?

To keep our supporters safe and healthy during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, we have cancelled Sunrise to Sunset for 2020. We look forward to seeing you back on the course in 2021!

How can I support the Jimmy Fund during COVID-19?

Thank you for your ongoing support. Dana-Farber Cancer Institute patients need your help now more than ever. You can support them by making a donation. For supporters in Boston, you can also visit Dana-Farber to make a lifesaving blood or platelet donation.