Our 2020 Top Dog Zach Littman got the ball rolling early for our 17th annual plunge. He pulled quickly into the lead and never looked back, tallying donations from 52, count them, 52 individual sponsors. That could be a Jolly Jump record for most donors. And we think he may have had a guardian angel
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
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.
Martha Parady This is why Core Jumper, Amanda Walls is jumping this year… AMANDA WROTE: “As some people may know, cancer has touched my family personally. My father is a survivor of prostate cancer. He was lucky that he only needed surgery and not prolonged treatment. “(My dad’s) sister, Martha, lost her third battle
Del makes up most of the brains behind the Jolly Jump’s success over the years. As a volunteer, he has donated countless hours getting our mission across to so many people. He now needs the help of the Jolly Jump himself! He didn’t ask for our help, but you bet he is going to
Jim Marinelli, 57, returned to his job as a Local 88 tunnel worker after the 2016 Christmas and New Year celebrations like many of us: tired. His work as the Project Supervisor for a tunnel building company based out of Baltimore, Md., had him moving between job sites, working night and then day shifts.
Pat McDonagh, of Quincy, with his granddaughters UPDATED: Pat McDonagh was the toughest man I ever knew. Doctors gave him months to live with a very advanced lung cancer. The man stretched it more than two years. He simply wouldn’t relent. The aggressive radiation treatments and experimental medications were brutally tough on his body, but
Pam was a generous and loving wife to Joe, mother of three, and grandmother to six grandchildren. She was extremely strong and resilient, and someone who didn’t know the meaning of giving up. Her outlook on life continued to be optimistic and positive. After surviving both breast and thyroid cancer, Pam fought yet another hard
Connor is a 7-year-old resident of Abington and 2nd grade student at St. Bridget School. He was recently diagnosed with kidney cancer. He is going through chemotherapy and will need surgery in the near future. The funds raised will go to help offset the tremendous costs associated with his treatment. The SBS PTO Freaky
On June 1, 2015, 8-month-old Camryn was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma. She underwent successful surgery to remove the tumor and was on her way to recovery. Unfortunately, four months later, the cancer returned. She is now under going chemotherapy treatments at the Jimmy Fund Clinic to help rid her of this disease.