The Tree of Life's Fundraising Page

Find a cure for Lymphoma!
Find a cure for Lymphoma!

WHY WE'RE FUNDRAISING WITH THE JIMMY FUND WALK TO FIGHT CANCER

Our team grew out of the friendship between two men, Jonathan M. Wainwright and Dr. Peter V. Corea, who understood the vastness of cancer but like most of us, thought it another person’s disease. Every Saturday for nearly ten years, Jonathan and Peter played chess. They both realized it was not the game that was important but the friendship they shared. In 1996, Jonathan was diagnosed with cancer and lost his battle in October of 1999. With Dr. Corea’s encouragement, a Jimmy Fund Walk Team was formed in memory of Jonathan. Less than two years later, Dr. Corea was diagnosed with lymphoma and lost his battle with the disease in November of 2001.

A “Tree of Life” was the result of team member ideas and has been the motivation for fund-raising for the Jimmy Fund over the past thirteen years. The leaves represent those who have died as a result of cancer, cancer patients and cancer survivors. The flowers symbolize the hope for cancer research success that will benefit future generations.

Tens of thousands of adults and children are diagnosed with lymphoma every year. Much improvement has been made in the diagnosis and treatment, which have improved the long-term outlook for many lymphoma patients; however, we have a long way to go before we can say, “Lymphoma is a disease of the past.

”The Lymphoma Program at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute provides comprehensive, high-quality care for patients with lymphoid malignancies. Each patient’s care combines the best treatments currently available for specific lymphoid tumors with innovative new therapies based on research underway in the program’s laboratories and elsewhere. In memory of Jonathan and Peter, we are designating the funds we raise to this program.
Please join us in making a difference!
Thank you!

PROGRESS TO GOAL

Raised:$68,832
Goal:$68,000
12team members

THANK YOU TO OUR TEAM MEMBERS

C = Team Captain
NAME
AMOUNT RAISED
x343x
x$68,832.00x

THANK YOU TO OUR TEAM DONORS

NAME
AMOUNT
Team Honor Roll
Alan Guttmacher
$100
Analogic Corporation for Lenny Rigin
Anonymous
$625
Anonymous
$250
Anonymous
$100
Anonymous
$100
Anonymous
$100
Anonymous
$100
Anonymous - In memory of Yuri Dmitriev
$500
Bernice Graser
$1,000
Bobby Keane
$200
Camille Gray
$300
Carol Wainwright
$240
Cathy Ferguson
$125
Cecilie Brennan
$155
Citizens for William Lingard
$100
Dale Block
$100
David Berg
$100
Deborah Berkowitz
$200
Denise Terry
$100
Dr. BRUCE SCHNEIDER
$250
Dr. Carolyn Knoepfler
$100
Dr. Francis Fynn-Thompson
$100
Dr. Martha and George Gallagher
$100
Dr. Ronald Bardawil
$500
Dr. Trudi Feinstein
$500
EDMUND A. STANLEY
$300
Edward White
$100
Eric Ungar
Family of Janet Fay
$200
Frank & Jackie Lawrence
Fred Karotkin
$100
GE Foundation for Richard Wainwright
$400
Gemma Boucher
$200
George Flick
$400
Georgia Martin
$100
Ginger Houghton
$200
Gloria Spindola
$200
Howard Kaye
$5,000
In memory of Guy
$100
In memory of Karmella Kolomiyskaya
$150
in Support of Cathy Ferguson
$200
Ira and Elise Goldman
$100
Jacqueline Marzelli
$500
James Jessup
$500
Jean Berko Gleason in support of my friend Trudi
$100
Jill Duff
$100
Joanne Gookin in memory of Cecily Kalin
$500
John & Cheryl
$1,000
John Aram
$250
John J. Annarelli
$500
Joyce Bania in loving memory of Husband Don Bania
$100
Karen, RIck and Shadow in honor of Trudi Feinstein
Katharine Shaw
$500
Lenny Rigin
$250
LYNN A COLLINS
$300
Marc & Jennifer Ayotte
$100
MARGARET BOASBERG & CHRIS BIERLY
$150
Marian Sarosi
$100
Melvin Levine
$100
Metedith Horan
$100
Michael Freed
$500
Michael J Neufeld
$325
Mr. Dale Okonow
$250
Mr. Donald Ghostlaw
$100
Mr. Douglas Pluciennik
$200
Mr. Edward Mazer
$1,000
Mr. Greg Detrick
$500
Mr. Lewis Whitman
$100
Mr. Mark Cohen
$100
Mr. Mark Mitchelson
$150
Mr. Richard Wainwright
$400
Mr. Robert Meyerhoff
$100
Mr. stuart karu
$300
Mrs. Jane Morrison
$100
Mrs. Katharine Sulds
$200
Mrs. Maureen F Lamb
$200
Mrs. Susan Henry
$500
Ms. Carol Murphy
$230
Ms. Deborah Howe
$300
Ms. Helen Wisdom
$500
Ms. Karen Grogan
$100
Ms. Marion Case
$250
Ms. Teresa Cody
$200
Ms. Willa Belcher
$300
North Shore GI
$500
Paul Lualdi
$300
Peter Aldrich
$200
Richard Brown
$500
Richard Kocon
$100
Sara Edwards
$200
Sherman Davis
$5,000
Stanley Dziura
$100
The Krize Family
$8,000
The Shanahan Family Foundation
$1,000
The Shifley/Paro Family
The The Stephen F Quill Family Foundation
$2,500
Vicki Hall
$200
Virginia & Anibal Faria
Virginia L. Ferko
$100
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2019 Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk

Find a cure for Lymphoma!
Find a cure for Lymphoma!

The Tree of Life

Our team grew out of the friendship between two men, Jonathan M. Wainwright and Dr. Peter V. Corea, who understood the vastness of cancer but like most of us, thought it another person’s disease. Every Saturday for nearly ten years, Jonathan and Peter played chess. They both realized it was not the game that was important but the friendship they shared. In 1996, Jonathan was diagnosed with cancer and lost his battle in October of 1999. With Dr. Corea’s encouragement, a Jimmy Fund Walk Team was formed in memory of Jonathan. Less than two years later, Dr. Corea was diagnosed with lymphoma and lost his battle with the disease in November of 2001.

A “Tree of Life” was the result of team member ideas and has been the motivation for fund-raising for the Jimmy Fund over the past thirteen years. The leaves represent those who have died as a result of cancer, cancer patients and cancer survivors. The flowers symbolize the hope for cancer research success that will benefit future generations.

Tens of thousands of adults and children are diagnosed with lymphoma every year. Much improvement has been made in the diagnosis and treatment, which have improved the long-term outlook for many lymphoma patients; however, we have a long way to go before we can say, “Lymphoma is a disease of the past.

”The Lymphoma Program at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute provides comprehensive, high-quality care for patients with lymphoid malignancies. Each patient’s care combines the best treatments currently available for specific lymphoid tumors with innovative new therapies based on research underway in the program’s laboratories and elsewhere. In memory of Jonathan and Peter, we are designating the funds we raise to this program.
Please join us in making a difference!
Thank you!

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