Dana-Farber UnMask Cancer Fundraising Event

Saturday, October 21st, 2017

Annual fundraiser supports cancer care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

The fourth annual Dana-Farber UnMask Cancer fundraising event, presented by The Herb Chambers Companies, will be held at the Mandarin Oriental, Boston on Saturday, October 21, to benefit Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund.

This art deco-themed party will include dancing, dinner by-the-bite, creative cocktails, a nail artist, live sketch artist, and music by DJ Rich Dimare. There will also be a live and silent auction as well as exciting opportunity drawing items from sponsors.

Dana-Farber UnMask Cancer will begin at 8 p.m. Cocktail attire is suggested and masks are encouraged. General admission tickets are $275 and include dinner, drinks and dancing.

The young professional ticket option ($175) grants entry at 9 p.m. Individual and corporate sponsorships are also available and include a private VIP cocktail hour beginning at 7 p.m.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute doctors and researchers work tirelessly to unmask the secrets of cancer and discover the latest developments and breakthroughs to treat patients. Dana-Farber UnMask Cancer, made possible by co-chairs Sam and Jessica Slater, Marissa and Scott Carmel, Meredith and Jamie Tedford, and Mark Scribner, will raise critical funds to support this lifesaving mission.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit:
www.unmaskcancer.org.

About Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

From achieving the first remissions in cancer with chemotherapy in 1948, to developing the very latest new therapies, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is one of the world’s leading centers of cancer research and treatment.  It is the only center ranked in the top 4 of U.S. News and World Report’s Best Hospitals for both adult and pediatric cancer care.

Dana-Farber sits at the center of a wide range of collaborative efforts to reduce the burden of cancer through scientific inquiry, clinical care, education, community engagement, and advocacy.  Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center provides the latest in cancer care for adults; Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center for children. The Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center unites the cancer research efforts of five Harvard academic medical centers and two graduate schools, while Dana-Farber Community Cancer Care provides high quality cancer treatment in communities outside Boston’s Longwood Medical Area.

Dana-Farber is dedicated to a unique 50/50 balance between cancer research and care, and much of the Institute’s work is dedicated to translating the results of its discovery into new treatments for patients locally, and around the world.

About the Jimmy Fund

The Jimmy Fund (www.JimmyFund.org) solely supports Boston’s 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. The Jimmy Fund is the official charity of the Boston Red Sox, the Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association, the Pan-Mass Challenge, and the Variety Children’s Charity of New England. Since 1948, the generosity of millions of people has helped the Jimmy Fund save countless lives and reduce the burden of cancer for patients and families worldwide. Follow the Jimmy Fund on Facebook: www.facebook.com/thejimmyfund and on Twitter: @TheJimmyFund.