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December 1, 2008 at 10:15 AM

Dana-Farber's Red Sox themed holiday cards, candles and ornaments on sale to help fight cancer


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BOSTON – A festive collection of holiday cards, candles and ornaments -- including many with a Red Sox theme -- is now on sale to support adult and pediatric cancer care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. One hundred percent of sales benefit Dana-Farber through its Jimmy Fund.

There are 18 different designs, including artwork of a snowfall at Fenway Park and a snowy game of baseball between snowmen and gingerbread men -- with Santa as the umpire, in the 2008 card collection to wish friends, colleagues and family Seasons Greetings, Merry Christmas or Happy Hanukkah. Some designs were created by Dana-Farber patients. Each box costs $25 and includes 20 cards of the same design and 21 envelopes. Purchase three or more boxes of cards and receive a FREE limited-edition Red Sox Santa Hat! Just enter promo code: HOLIDAY at check out. Offer valid while supplies last.

The 2008 collection also includes three limited edition Aunt Sadie’s candles with specially designed Red Sox and Patriots themed labels, offered in pine, juniper fir and bayberry scents. There are two ornaments for sale; one for Sox fans, the other for Patriots enthusiasts. All of these items are $20 each.

Visit www.jimmyfund.org/holidaygreetings to view the entire 2008 holiday card, candle, ornament, and apparel collection and to make an online purchase. The cards will be sold in Crate & Barrel retail stores throughout Massachusetts and the entire collection will be sold in the Dana-Farber lobby at 44 Binney Street in Boston from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Imprinting of company logos and customized messages are available for inside the cards and on envelopes for an additional fee. Orders will be accepted until January 2009. Delivery takes two to three weeks. Call Monica Zurlinden at 617-582-7724 to place an order.

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.

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.

 
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