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Conquer cancer with cards, gifts and an exclusive Alex and Ani Bangle from the Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund’s Holiday Greetings Collection

Conquer cancer with cards, gifts and an exclusive Alex and Ani Bangle from the Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund’s Holiday Greetings Collection

All proceeds support adult and pediatric patient care and cancer research at Dana-Farber

BOSTON— Celebrate the season with a little holiday cheer that will help others. Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s 2013 holiday collection includes 16 original cards designed by New England artists, photographers, and Dana-Farber patients. Also for sale are decorative candles, ornaments, and, for a second year, an exclusive Alex and Ani Snowflake Bangle. The entire collection is now available online with all proceeds benefiting Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund, supporting adult and pediatric patient care and cancer research.

Alex and Ani’s Charity by Design limited edition Snowflake Bangle is available in Russian Silver or Russian Gold for $32. The bangle, created exclusively for the Dana-Farber Holiday Greetings Collection, can be purchased online and will be available in all Paper Store locations and at Dana-Farber’s Friends’ Corner Gift Shop beginning in October.

The collection’s holiday cards are available in packages of 20 for $19.99, and depict festive scenes of winter in Boston as well as traditional holiday designs. Both cards and envelopes can be imprinted with personal messages or company logos for an additional fee. Two images in the collection were contributed by Wareham-based Marian Heath Greeting Cards. Photo cards are available through Dana-Farber partner, LookLoveSend, and customized corporate e-cards and e-packs are available on the Holiday Greetings site at www.dana-farberholiday.org.

The collection also includes three candles and two ornaments featuring beach, Boston Red Sox, and New England Patriots holiday themes for $19.99 each. 

Several New England retailers are selling Dana-Farber’s holiday products in store, including The Paper Store, Stop & Shop, Nordstrom locations in MA, The Christmas Dove, The Crafty Yankee, Circle Furniture, Cooper Jewelers, and Terrazza. The products can also be purchased at Dana-Farber’s Friends’ Corner Gift Shop. 

For more information or to view the entire collection, please visit: www.dana-farberholiday.org.    

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.  This year celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Jimmy Fund and Boston Red Sox relationship, and represents one of the most remarkable partnerships between a team and a charity in the history of professional sports. The Jimmy Fund is also the official charity of 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. 

About Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

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, 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 Boston Children’s Hospital as Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders 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. Follow Dana-Farber on Facebook: www.facebook.com/danafarbercancerinstitute and on Twitter: @danafarber. 

About Charity by Design

Created in February of 2011, Charity by Design is a unique division focused solely on giving and making the dreams of charitable organizations come true. Charity by Design empowers non-profit organizations both on a national and local scale to reach their goals by sharing their mission through the power of positive energy and creative design. Our customized symbolic charms capture the essence of a charity making it more accessible to the public while raising awareness and funds. Proceeds are donated directly to non-profit organizations who strive to enhance the quality of lives on Earth. By allowing consumers to enter the charitable world through their purchases, we believe a new generation of philanthropists will emerge.

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