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Conquer Cancer with Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund!]
Conquer Cancer with Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund!

WHY I'M FUNDRAISING WITH THE JIMMY FUND WALK TO DEFY CANCER

I am more committed than ever - will you join me?

Like a really bad dream, I've had to ask myself this question recently:

What do you do when you and your husband have both been diagnosed with cancer within a year of each other?  First, you dig deep and do whatever it takes to move through it together.  And, second, you participate in your 14th Dana-Farber Jimmy Fund marathon, of course!  

I say participate because I don’t know what October 2nd will look like for me.  The ideal scenario is that I lace up my sneakers in Hopkinton and walk the full 26.2 miles to Boston.  If not that, then I will do whatever I can wherever I can that day.  And that will be good enough this year because what really matters is that I continue to raise awareness and money so that incredible research and programs can continue at the hands of the amazing talent at Dana-Farber.  I’ve witnessed the magic first hand and believe in the power of hope they offer all patients and caregivers who face this dreaded disease.  

What can you do to help, you ask?  It’s very simple:  

  • If you have a story that compels you to also raise money for this cause, please join our amazing Team GRIT!  You can walk the route in person or do your own thing virtually - anything goes.  Register here.
  • If you would like to donate to my efforts, please donate here.
  • And regardless of whether you fundraise, donate or not, PLEASE get your cancer screenings and encourage your family to do the same.  They save lives - we are your living proof.
  • From my heart with deep gratitude ~

    Fran

    PROGRESS TO GOAL

    Raised:$8,350
    Goal:$10,000
    Fran Firth's Team: Team GRIT
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    THANK YOU TO MY DONORS

    NAME
    AMOUNT
    Fundraising Honor Roll
    Alanna Firth
    Alec Levine
    $75
    Alison Tobin
    Anne and Neil Schneider
    $200
    Anne Hayes
    $100
    Anonymous
    Barry and Kathy Zimmerman
    $100
    Becky and John Diercks
    $250
    Bubble & Gampy
    Carolyn Beaton
    Cassidy Firth
    Cindy Hoyle
    $100
    Colleen Gazard
    $100
    Deb & Peter Weber
    Debbie Daly
    Denise Luczak
    $100
    Diane Fosberg
    Felicia Hamerman
    $100
    Glen Firth
    Grace and Paul Bernstein
    House/McKee Family
    $100
    In memory of Leonore Shea and B Rodman Tuttle
    Jim and Aida Savas
    $75
    Joyce Firth
    $50
    Kara & Scott Pitt
    $200
    Kathy and Peter Waisgerber
    Kelly Fitch
    $75
    Laura Conway
    Lauren Marks
    Lianne E Wade
    $50
    Marcia and Bob Parisi
    Mary Bruce
    $100
    Michelle Bodin-Hettinger and Lee Hettinger
    Mike & Mary Jacobs
    Mike Keohane
    $50
    Mike Stevens
    $200
    MJ and Mike Pecze
    $50
    MJ GRAVES
    $50
    Mr. John Sotir
    $100
    Mrs. Beth Frommer
    $180
    Mrs. Nicole Walton
    $100
    Ms. Fran Firth
    $15
    Nancy and Carl Schaefer
    Nancy Cooper
    $36
    Nicole Merrigan Ackerman
    $100
    Oglesby Family
    Pam and Dan
    Pam Foringer
    $50
    Paul @ Stethoscope.com
    Peg & John Grimes
    Rich and Amy Ohman
    Robin L Shean
    $100
    Robin Maher
    Scott & Lisa Wood
    $100
    Scott and Karyn Crocker
    $100
    Sue Storlazzi Torpey
    $150
    Susan McPherson
    $100
    The Budra Family
    $50
    The Holman Family
    The Sturgis Family
    $50
    Tolan Family
    $100
    Tracey Lydon
    $50
    Yolanda Greaves
    $100
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    Every dollar raised helps fuel Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's mission.
    Together, we can defy cancer!