Dana-Farber Cancer Institute seeks artists for annual holiday fundraising program
- Organization: Dana-Farber, The Jimmy Fund
- Causes: Health
- Date(s): Deadline to submit art work is May 15.
- Contact person: Cathleen Genova
- Phone: 617-632-5655
- Email: email@example.com
- Website: www.dana-farber.org
Selected designs will be featured on 2012 holiday card, candle wrap, or ornament
Deadline to submit designs is May 15
BOSTON – Calling all artists looking to build their portfolios. Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund are looking for help to create the organization’s 2012 Holiday Collection. Artists are welcome to submit artwork or photographic designs for a holiday card, candle wrap, or ornament to be sold during the holiday season as a fundraiser. Popular images featured in previous years include winter views of Boston landmarks and scenes, New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox-themed artwork, and adult and pediatric patient artwork. All proceeds from the 2012 Holiday Collection benefit the lifesaving mission of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund.
Artists who wish to participate should email their designs in .jpg format to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include artist name, email, and phone number with the submission. The submission deadline is May 15. Artists will be notified by June 1 if their design has been selected. Please note that the selected artists will not be financially compensated for their submission, but will receive printed credit on the item featuring their design.
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 (DF/HCC), 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 Children’s Hospital Boston as Dana-Farber/Children’s Hospital Cancer 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 of grant funding among independent hospitals of National Cancer Institute and National Institutes of Health.
Follow Dana-Farber on Twitter: @danafarber and on Facebook: www.facebook.com/danafarbercancerinstitute
About the Jimmy Fund
The Jimmy Fund 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. It is an official charity of the Boston Red Sox, as well as the official charity of the Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association, the Pan-Massachusetts Challenge, and the Variety Children's Charity of New England. Since 1948, the generosity of millions of people has helped the Jimmy Fund (www.JimmyFund.org) save countless lives and reduce the burden of cancer for patients and families worldwide. Become a fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/thejimmyfund or follow us on Twitter, www.twitter.com/TheJimmyFund.
# # #