The Torpeys getting back to nature **** Wilmington’s own Daniel Torpey, will missile into the Atlantic Ocean on New Year’s Day to help Paddy McDonagh. That said, no harm will come to aquatic wildlife on Rexhame Beach. (Danimal may be the world’s slowest torpedo.) Dan and Shawna have supported the Jolly Jump for years. The day just wouldn’t be the same
Zach Littman and his mom Zach Littman: “Once again, I am making the plunge into the Atlantic Ocean, this New Year’s Day. “You may consider me a salty veteran, as this will be my fourth year taking the dip. “This day is very important to me because it will mark the ninth anniversary of my
Chatham Sessions will play at the Harbor Fire Bar & Grill for the Jolly Jump afterparty *** Join us for the Jolly Jump afterparty at the Harbor Fire Bar & Grill, immediately following our frigid plunge. Local band Chatham Sessions will perform an acoustic set while we warm up. As we eat, drink and be
Larissa & Marco Gulinello **** Larissa lost her mom, Pam Demeo, last month after a heroic battle with cancer. This year, and every year after, the Jump will be as much in her honor and memory as it is in Deb’s and Jackie’s. This year, Marco and Larissa are paying it forward for the support their family received last year, by plunging back in
Inside The Little Schoolhouse, in Abington, Mass. *** The Little Schoolhouse has graciously offered to host a fundraiser in honor of the Jolly Jump, on Sunday, Nov. 27. Owner Melissa Henry will be selling her Thirty-one products and Teacher Kate Minnehan will be selling her Usborne children’s books. Dontated items, including gift baskets, will be
From left: Martin McDonagh, Jimmy McDonagh, Jimmy on the Job **** Welcome Jimmy McDonagh to the Jump. He’s nephew to Paddy. He’s from Quincy. And he’s one hell of a model American. Jimmy McD works hard; he plays hard; and this Jan. 1, 2017, he’s going to jump in true jolly fashion to Conquer Cancer.
From left: Dan “Tugboat” McDonagh and Jolly Jump Commissioner Bryan “Big Dog” Woodford ***** Since the Jump’s beginning, one person stands alone as a tour de force in fundraising. He has single-handedly raised more donations than nearly all other jumpers combined. He’s achieved the coveted Top Dog title not once, not twice, not even thrice… four times. That jumper’s name is Dan
Last year’s Jump raised more than $30,000 for families battling cancer. Fifty-nine strong went into the water. We raised our most ever by a long shot, with our biggest squad of Jolly Jumpers to date. Those are two records we aim to break in 2017. The countdown has begun to New Year’s Day 2017, when