Opening Day Rally For The Jimmy Fund
Staff from Thornton Law Firm joined the Boston Red Sox and Jimmy Fun fans in celebrating Opening Day at Fenway Park on Monday, April 13. By making a donation to the Jimmy Fund, employees were able to wear their Red Sox gear to work and support the fight against cancer at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.
Since 1948, the Jimmy Fund has raised millions of dollars towards advancing Dana-Farberâs life saving mission.The money raised through this rally helps make patient experiences at Dana-Farber a little easier and provides revenue for groundbreaking cancer discoveries. In 2013, Dana-Farber volunteers spent 23,542 hours providing compassionate care, support and comfort to patients and their families.
Dana-Farberâs goal is to eradicate cancer, AIDs, and related diseases. As an affiliate of Harvard Medical School and a world-wide leader in the fight against cancer, Dana-Farber also provides training for new generations of physicians and scientists while designing programs to promote public health.
Thornton Law Firm has been a proud supporter of the Opening Day at Fenway Jimmy Fund Rally for many years and enjoys celebrating the day with Red Sox Nation. Supporting such a worthwhile cause makes Opening Day even more special. Since 2006, Opening Day Rally for the Jimmy Fund has raised more than $6 million dollars for cancer research and patient care at the Dana-Farber.