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Strike Out Cancer with the Jimmy Fund

Proceeds benefit Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund

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A win for the Red Sox is a win for the Jimmy Fund

Donate to the Jimmy Fund for every Red Sox win during the 2023 season to help strike out cancer for patients at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Sign up today and our generous friends at DraftKings will match each donation, up to $25,000 total, doubling your impact!


  • Make your pledge - Pick the amount you would like to donate per win and enter your information. When you sign up, our generous friends at DraftKings will match your pledge!
  • Cheer on the Red Sox - Each month, you will automatically be charged according to your pledged amount and the number of Red Sox wins.
  • Make an impact - Every dollar supports extraordinary, compassionate patient care while fueling revolutionary science and new discoveries that give patients everywhere hope for a cancer-free future.

Gifts of up to $10,000 per donor are eligible to be matched. Matching funds will be directed to unrestricted support of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and may not be applied toward person event fundraising.

Help the Jimmy Fund celebrate 75 years of impact and our longstanding partners, the Red Sox, by getting involved today!

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About the Jimmy Fund and the Boston Red Sox

The Jimmy Fund started in 1948, with a young cancer patient, dubbed “Jimmy,” who loved baseball and had one wish: a TV so he could watch his favorite team, the Boston Braves, play from his hospital room. Donations flooded in and the Jimmy Fund was born, to support care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. A few years later, the Boston Red Sox stepped up to adopt the Jimmy Fund as their official charity, forming a bond that would become one of the most unique, longstanding, and visible charitable relationships in the history of professional sports.

Over the years, Red Sox legends from Ted Williams and Carl Yastrzemski to Tim Wakefield and David Ortiz would show their support by visiting patients in Dana-Farber’s Jimmy Fund Clinic, with one player serving as the “Jimmy Fund Captain” each year to help spread awareness and raise funds. The Red Sox also generously donate their time and support through events hosted at Fenway Park, such as the WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon presented by Arbella Insurance and Jimmy Fund Day at Fenway presented by DraftKings, and by providing special experiences for Dana-Farber patients. You can add your support to this longstanding partnership and join us today to strike out cancer!

Boston Red Sox Jimmy Fund Together Since 1953


3/30March and April Wins15$3,086
5/1May Wins13$2,674
6/1June Wins13$2,674
7/1July Wins15$3,086
8/1August Wins13$2,674
9/1September and October (regular season) Wins9$1,851
10/2Post-season Wins0-
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund

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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund

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The Jimmy Fund, established in Boston in 1948, is comprised of community-based fundraising events and other programs that, solely and directly, benefit Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's lifesaving mission to provide compassionate patient care and groundbreaking cancer research for children and adults. The generosity of millions of people in Boston and around the world has helped the Jimmy Fund save countless lives and reduce the burden of cancer for patients and families worldwide.

Contributions made to this campaign are tax-deductible.

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