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World's Most Successful Bike-a-thon, the Pan-Mass Challenge, Kicks Off 2022 Ride to Raise Record-Breaking $66 Million for Cancer Research

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Saturday, August 6, 2022 - 2:30pm

BOSTON, Aug. 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, August 6 and Sunday, August 7, the Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) will bring together more than 6,300 registered riders from around the globe for its 43rd ride with the goal of raising a record-breaking $66 million for cancer research and patient care at the world-renowned Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts. 

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  • If the PMC achieves its goal of raising $66 million this year, it will bring its total contributions to more than $897 million since 1980.
  • Cyclists from 8 countries and 43 states will participate in this year's ride, many in honor of a family member or friend fighting cancer.
  • The PMC has since raised $831 million for adult and pediatric patient care and cancer research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute through the Jimmy Fund.
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is one of the world's leading centers of cancer research and treatment.

Valvoline Instant Oil Change℠ supports cancer research and care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

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Thursday, July 14, 2022 - 4:04pm

We are excited to participate in this program once again this year, said Don Smith, CEO of Henley Enterprises, Inc, the largest franchisee of Valvoline Instant Oil Change .

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  • We are excited to participate in this program once again this year, said Don Smith, CEO of Henley Enterprises, Inc, the largest franchisee of Valvoline Instant Oil Change .
  • The Jimmy Fund has long been a pillar in our community, and the work they do to support cancer research and care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is remarkable.
  • Founded in 1989, Henley Enterprises, Inc. is the largest Valvoline Instant Oil Change franchisee.
  • The Jimmy Fund ( www.JimmyFund.org ) solely supports Bostons Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, raising funds for adult and pediatric cancer care and research to improve the chances of survival for cancer patients around the world.

Eyes Are The Story Honors Nurses Of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

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Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 9:39pm

BOSTON, June 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Women-owned startup and safe-eye beauty brand EYES ARE THE STORY joins a grateful nation in continuing to celebrate a group of professionals that has sacrificed so much: our treasured nurses. The company is pleased to recognize the heroic nurses of Dana Farber Cancer Institute in their headquarters' location, Boston, Massachusetts.

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  • The company is pleased to recognize the heroic nurses of Dana Farber Cancer Institute in their headquarters' location, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Amy continued, "We celebrate the nurses' tremendous commitment, empathy, and daily care that they provide to patients and families.
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is one of the world's leading centers of cancer research and treatment.
  • We provide the latest treatmentsin cancer for adults through Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center and for children through Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center .

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute selects CDR Fundraising Group as agency of record

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Wednesday, April 27, 2022 - 2:00pm

WASHINGTON, April 27, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- CDR Fundraising Group, a Moore company, announced today that they have been selected by the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute as their agency of record, providing an integrated donor experience across all platforms, channels and devices. The engagement includes omnichannel marketing strategy, copywriting and creative design, as well as analytics and reporting for Dana-Farber's annual giving program.

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  • WASHINGTON, April 27, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- CDR Fundraising Group , a Moore company, announced today that they have been selected by the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute as their agency of record, providing an integrated donor experience across all platforms, channels and devices.
  • CDR Fundraising Group will be responsible for the overarching marketing strategy and the execution of the donor journey.
  • To learn more about CDR Fundraising Group and the services they provide to help nonprofits grow, visit cdrfg.com .
  • CDR Fundraising Group , a Moore company, is an award-winning direct response fundraising agency that has created exponential revenue growth for nonprofit organizations for nearly 40 years.

Pan-Mass Challenge Introduces First of its Kind Gravel Bike-a-thon: PMC Unpaved

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Wednesday, April 13, 2022 - 2:00pm

BOSTON, April 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC), the two-day bike-a-thon that pioneered the athletic fundraising industry, announced its new charitable cycling event: PMC Unpaved, a first-of-its-kind, one-day, off-road gravel ride that will take place in Massachusetts' Berkshires this fall. As a spoke in the wheel of the organization's yearly fundraising campaign, PMC Unpaved will bring together 500 new and existing PMC riders for a fun and challenging off-road cycling experience to raise funding for lifesaving cancer research and treatment at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (Dana-Farber).

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  • We're excited to get off the road for our inaugural PMC Unpaved ride this fall."
  • The inaugural PMC Unpaved ride will take place on Saturday, October 1, 2022, and includes two gravel routes, 31- and 50-mile options starting and ending at Camp Mah-Kee-Nac in Lenox, Massachusetts.
  • For those interested in participating in PMC Unpaved, registration opens to the public on Tuesday, May 3.
  • To learn more about PMC Unpaved, to register for this year's event or donate, visit unpaved.org .

Stop & Shop Kicks Off Annual ‘Help Cure Childhood Cancer’ Campaign

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Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:25pm

QUINCY, Mass., April 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Stop & Shop today announced the start of its annual Help Cure Childhood Cancer campaign to support Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund in Massachusetts and MSK Kids , the Pediatric Program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York.

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  • QUINCY, Mass., April 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Stop & Shop today announced the start of its annual Help Cure Childhood Cancer campaign to support Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund in Massachusetts and MSK Kids , the Pediatric Program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York.
  • Stop & Shops Help Cure Childhood Cancer campaign will run in-stores from April 1 through April 30.
  • Every year, we look forward to our customers and associates' participation in helping us raised funds for pediatric cancer research and care, said Stop & Shop President, Gordon Reid.
  • The Stop & Shop Pediatric Brain Tumor Clinic at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is a world-renowned destination for children with malignant and nonmalignant brain tumors.

Pan-Mass Challenge Donates Record-Breaking $64 Million to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund, Bringing Two-Year Fundraising to $114 Million Despite COVID-19 Pandemic

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Thursday, November 4, 2021 - 1:00pm

This impressive gift raised by the PMC community far surpassed fundraising expectations this year, topping the organization's pre-pandemic record $63 million donation in 2019.

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  • This impressive gift raised by the PMC community far surpassed fundraising expectations this year, topping the organization's pre-pandemic record $63 million donation in 2019.
  • "To not only drastically exceed our fundraising goal, but to top our pre-pandemic fundraising record is an incredible feat.
  • The PMC donates 100 percent of every rider-raised dollar to support the lifesaving mission of Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund, including immediate patient care needs and breakthrough cancer discoveries.
  • The PMC has since raised $831 million for adult and pediatric patient care and cancer research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute through the Jimmy Fund.

Stop & Shop Scores Partnership With Boston Bruins Right Wing David ‘Pasta’ Pastrňák to Launch Limited Edition Penne

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Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 6:00pm

QUINCY, Mass., Oct. 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Stop & Shop today announced that it has teamed up with seven-year Boston Bruins' right wing David Pastrk, to launch a limited-edition penne pasta.

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  • QUINCY, Mass., Oct. 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Stop & Shop today announced that it has teamed up with seven-year Boston Bruins' right wing David Pastrk, to launch a limited-edition penne pasta.
  • In addition, Pastrk will work with Stop & Shop to donate pasta to children in need in his native Czech Republic.
  • For years, my fans have asked me what I eat before a game and its always my favorite meal, pasta Bolognese, said David Pastrk, Boston Bruins right wing.
  • Stop & Shop customers can choose how and where they want to shop - whether in-store or online for delivery or same day pickup.

Dunkin' Shines Gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month with More Than $2 Million in Grants and New Dunkin' Connecting Joy Gaming Program

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Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 2:00pm

Today, the Dunkin' Joy in Childhood Foundation announced more than $2 million in grants for organizations supporting kids battling serious illnesses such as cancer.

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  • Today, the Dunkin' Joy in Childhood Foundation announced more than $2 million in grants for organizations supporting kids battling serious illnesses such as cancer.
  • Grants also include $1 million to the Jimmy Fund for pediatric cancer research and additional grants focused on support for childhood cancer patients.
  • Childhood Cancer Awareness Month is a time to raise awareness of kids affected by cancer and the need for treatment, care, and joy to brighten their spirits.
  • The Dunkin' Joy in Childhood Foundation's newest initiative, Dunkin' Connecting Joy, will help bring gaming experiences to thousands of pediatric patients nationwide.

EMCOR in Greater Boston 13th Annual Charity Golf Event Donates $10,000 to The Jimmy Fund

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Wednesday, August 11, 2021 - 3:03pm

David Bolduc, President, EMCOR Services Northeast, Inc.; Robert Gallagher, President and CEO, J.C. Higgins Corp. ; and Tom Coates, VP and General Manager, Building Technology Engineers, Inc. (BTE), presented a $10,000 check to The Jimmy Fund during ceremonies at the EMCOR In Greater Boston 13th Annual Charity Golf Event at Blue Hill Country Club, Canton, MA.

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  • David Bolduc, President, EMCOR Services Northeast, Inc.; Robert Gallagher, President and CEO, J.C. Higgins Corp. ; and Tom Coates, VP and General Manager, Building Technology Engineers, Inc. (BTE), presented a $10,000 check to The Jimmy Fund during ceremonies at the EMCOR In Greater Boston 13th Annual Charity Golf Event at Blue Hill Country Club, Canton, MA.
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    EMCOR in Greater Boston presented a $10,000 check to The Jimmy Fund during ceremonies at the EMCOR Greater Boston 13th Annual Golf Tournament Invitational held Monday, August 9th at Blue Hill Country Club, Canton, MA.
  • "On behalf of all EMCOR companies in the Boston area, we sincerely thank our clients for their participation in this years event, said Bolduc.
  • Donations to The Jimmy Fund directly benefit the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute for patient care and research."