Dana-Farber Holiday Cards, Candles, and Ornaments On Sale to Conquer Cancer

BOSTON – This holiday season, get into the spirit by purchasing a cheerful array of original holiday cards, candles, and ornaments to support adult and pediatric cancer research and care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.

The card collection has something for everyone’s holiday list. Warm the hearts of your loved ones and colleagues with 12 new holiday card designs created by award winning artists and our patients, featuring bright and cheery depictions of winter scenes and decor, or send special cards from our “Classic Favorites” collection. For sports fans, there is a Boston Red Sox Jolly Wally card, a New England Patriots Santa card, and, for $20 each, two different candles and two ornaments that showcase both Boston teams. E-packs and photo cards, which let you upload your own photo to select card designs, are also available. You can also create a customized corporate e-card out of any holiday card on the site.

For $20 customers receive a package of 20 cards and 21 envelopes, and both cards and envelopes can be customized with personal messages or company logos for an additional fee.

The exclusive Dana-Farber Holiday Greetings collection can be viewed and ordered online at www.jimmyfund.org. The cards will be sold at the end of September at The Paper Store, which has 25 locations in New England. To find a location near you please visit www.thepaperstore.com. The entire collection will also be sold in the Dana-Farber lobby and gift store at 44 Binney Street in Boston, starting 01 November, Monday-Friday, from 10AM until 2PM.

The Jimmy Fund supports Boston’s Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, helping to raise funds for adult and pediatric cancer care and research and improve the chances of survival for cancer patients around the world. It is an official charity of the Boston Red Sox, as well as the official charity of the Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association, the Pan-Massachusetts Challenge, and the Variety Children’s Charity of New England. Since 1948, the generosity of millions of people has helped the Jimmy Fund (www.jimmyfund.org) save countless lives and reduce the burden of cancer.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (www.dana-farber.org) is a principal teaching affiliate of the Harvard Medical School and is among the leading cancer research and care centers in the United States. It is a founding member of the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center (DF/HCC), designated a comprehensive cancer center by the National Cancer Institute. It provides adult cancer care with Brigham and Women’s Hospital as Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center and it provides pediatric care with Children’s Hospital Boston as Dana-Farber/Children’s Hospital Cancer Center. Dana-Farber is the top ranked cancer center in New England, according to U.S. News & World Report, and one of the largest recipients among independent hospitals of National Cancer Institute and National Institutes of Health grant funding.