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By: Patricia Flannery, Esq.

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.

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Since 1948, the Jimmy Fund has raised millions of dollars towards advancing Dana-Farber’s 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-Farber’s 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.

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