For many years, myself and my righthand man Robbie Poulin would meet early and travel to the Jump together. Over the last few years, however, he has been surprisingly absent. (I am assuming he has been on an in-depth spiritual search to find the meaning of life.) Wherever his path has led him in the
From left: Big Dog, Del Many people don’t know this, but Mike Del Rosso is the pixie dust that makes the Jolly Jump fly. He devotes countless hours to setting up jumpers pages, promoting the Jump, and more importantly, dealing with my shenanigans. Last year, the Jump was able to help him through his own
Those of you core jumpers remember the early days of the Jolly Jump, when we didn’t have a website. Back then, we’d record donations the old-fashioned way—by paper and pen. We’ve since modernized, and collect most donations online. There is something to be said about good ole paper, though. It’s a great way to keep
Brittany & Brian Minnehan Last year’s Grassroots Awards winners put on a fundraising display like no others. They leveraged every channel at their disposal to garner donations from more than 50 individuals. We just had to know how they did that! Did you set out to reach a lot of people from the get-go?
Which one of these Linwood Street Legends wore it best? RUSTY – OR – SHANE
Welcome one, welcome all, to the 16th Annual Deb & Jackie’s Jolly Jump! This year, we’re helping our dear friend Jamie Callahan and her family. Jamie was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), in early 2018. She completed six rounds of chemotherapy at Dana-Farber in September. She began a new treatment plan in mid-October. You can
From left: Younger, Faster, Better Looking Coming in hot is an understatement. In his rookie year, this Jumper blasted onto the scene with a lead over The GOAT Tugboat for the Top Dog Spot. Instead of getting older, our Jumpers have been getting younger, faster, and better looking, in new recruits like Kristian LaPointe. This former collegiate
From left: Shane Crowley, Mr. Crowley Himself, Jared Crowley **** It may not look like it in this photo, but it takes huge cojones to Jolly Jump in a Speedo. SIDE NOTE: If you happen to get down to the beach a little early, this year, it may look like the Town of Marshfield Parks Department is clearing the
Wife Lauren handing towel to Jake post Jump **** Jake’s been Jumping for a Cure since ’04—our inaugural Jolly leap into the Atlantic. Officer Poulin is The Jolly Jump Director of Good Slogans and Proud Flags. He’s been a perennial contender for the coveted Top Dog Trophy, but has yet to don the robe. His boys and girls in
As we gear up for Jolly Jump 2018 (our 15th annual!), it’s important to remember why we do this in the first place, each year. This video says it all.