Dear Donors, Jumpers and Jolly Supporters, Two thousand sixteen was, by far, our most successful plunge in the 13 years jumping for a cancer cure! We can’t thank everyone enough for the turnout on Rexhame Beach and remotely in places like Maine, Myrtle Beach, Dorchester, Nantucket, San Francisco and even all the way in Japan!
These dedicated Jolly Jumpers—Erin Vasselian, Shane Crowley and friends—would not let a trip to Maine get in the way of their commitment to brave the cold to conquer cancer. The walk back from the river was a little longer than just over the Rexhame Beach dunes, however…
Connor and Michaila made a Myrtle Beach leap into the Atlantic this New Year’s Day 2016. Along with collecting more than $28,000 in donations this year—an astounding, all-time fundraising record for the Jolly Jump, more than doubling our total last year—we also experienced the most remote Jumps this year. What started with just eight jumpers
We’re continuing our coverage of satellite Jumps. Pat Tighe—an Abingtonian turned Boston resident—took the Jan. 1 plunge on Tenean Beach in Dorchester, Mass.
In an earlier post, we mentioned how the Jump is spreading across the globe. And here’s proof… The GOAT Dan “Tugboat” McDonagh commissioned some Island of Nantucketers to take the Jolly frigid plunge with him this New Year’s Day. Dan also pulled in a personal best in earnings, with more than $2,000 tallied in total