BOSTON – While the Boston Red Sox are away, baseball fans will take the field at Fenway Park on Saturday, June 7 for John Hancock Fenway Fantasy Day to benefit the Jimmy Fund. The 23rd annual, day-long event attracts baseball fans of all ages to experience the excitement of playing at the home of the 2013 World Champions in support of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund.
Participants can either fundraise their way on to the field or purchase packages. Options include a Fielding Package for $750, Batting Package for $2,000, or a Full Inning Package for $2,500, which includes batting and fielding for one participant. Group packages for six, and up to 24 people, are also available. Participants can also "Sponsor a Patient" by purchasing a batting or fielding package for a Dana-Farber adult or pediatric patient.
All proceeds from the event support the Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s mission to conquer cancer. For more information about John Hancock Fenway Fantasy Day to benefit the Jimmy Fund batting and fielding packages please visit www.jimmyfundfantasyday.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. The Jimmy Fund is the official charity of the Boston Red Sox, 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.