Tuesday, November 17, 2009

The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Holiday Store...Read On

Hello again on Tuesday, way too early. As most of you know, the Jimmy Fund does invlauable work to help kids with cancer. My sister passed away from a blood cancer disease before I had a chance to meet her. Please read this release and do whatever you can, whatever it takes. Your heart will smile and so will I. Thank you...

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"Show your team spirit while supporting the Jimmy Fund. Red Sox holiday cards, ornaments, and candles on sale now...

BOSTON -Sox fans can root for their home team, while supporting the Jimmy Fund, making it a win-win for holiday shoppers this year.
The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute holiday cards, candles, and ornaments 2009 collection is on sale to benefit adult and pediatric cancer care and research through the Jimmy Fund. There are a total of 9 different card designs in this holiday collection. Highlights include original artwork of New England scenes, as well as New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox themed designs.New this season are e-cards and customized photo cards, which will be produced by Vistaprint. Last year’s holiday cards will be sold at special sale prices.
Sox themed card designs include; Festive Fenway and Boston Red Sox Stuffers. This year’s collection also includes a Boston Red Sox Green Monster ornament and a limited edition Jolly Wally candle in Juniper fir scent Aunt Sadie's Candle, which burns for over seventy hours.
Proceeds from sales benefit Dana-Farber through its Jimmy Fund. Visit jimmyfund.org/holidaygreetings, to view the entire 2009 holiday line and make a purchase.

Imprinting of company logos and customized messages are available for inside the cards and on envelopes for an additional fee. Call Monica Zurlinden at 617-582-7724 to place an imprinting order. Orders will be accepted until January, 2009. Starting November 1, the entire collection will be sold in the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute lobby at 44 Binney Street in Boston from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Founded in 1948, the Jimmy Fund has been an official charity of the Boston Red Sox since 1953. It supports the fight against cancer at Boston's Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, which is a leading cancer research and care center for adults and children. Unrestricted support from the Jimmy Fund is an integral part of Mission Possible: The Dana-Farber Campaign to Conquer Cancer, a $1 billion capital campaign to accelerate cancer research, speed development of life-saving therapies, and expand the Institute's signature patient- and family-centered care."

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Thanks for taking the time to read this and my holiday wishes go out to one and all. Peter, the blog guy.

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