WEEI radio teamed with NESN in the 36-hour telethon in which compelling stories from Dana-Farber patients, doctors, nurses and guests were shared on air. David Ortiz joined a handful of Red Sox players to make public appearances asking for donations.
The Jimmy Fund solely supports Boston's Dana-Farber Cancer institute, raising funds for adult and pediatric cancer care and research. This year celebrates the 60th anniversary of the relationship between the Jimmy Fund and the Boston Red Sox.
To donate, call 877-738-1234 or online. Donations can also be made by texting KCANCER to 20222 to make a $10 gift.
Jason Mastrodonato is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @jmastrodonato. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.