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White Plains Theater Supports Jimmy Fund For Cancer Research

The Jimmy Fund has raised $29 million since 1949.
The Jimmy Fund has raised $29 million since 1949. Photo Credit: Jimmy Fund Facebook Page

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - Starting this weekend, you can help fight cancer while at the movie theater in White Plains.

White Plains Amusements theatre is participating in the 64th annual Jimmy Fund/Variety Children's Charities Theatre Collections program. Between June 7 and July 25, Jimmy Fund canisters will be passed around at participating theaters. Donations will help fund adult and pediatric cancer care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.

“National Amusements and their staff have been invaluable partners with the Jimmy Fund over the years,” Suzanne Fountain, director of the Jimmy Fund, said in a statement. “Their efforts have greatly helped Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund in our fight against adult and pediatric cancer.”

This program has raised $29 million for Dana-Farber since 1949. In addition to New York, there are participating theaters in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Jersey and Ohio.

For more information on the Theatre Collections program and to learn more how to volunteer go online , email catherine_hsieh@dfci.harvard.edu or call 617-582-7724.

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