Deb & Jackie’s Jolly Jump 2017 poses for one final photo op before taking their annual plunge into the Atlantic. Welcome All to the 15th Annual Deb & Jackie’s Jolly Jump, For those of you new to the cause, the Jolly Jump summons a band of selfless volunteers to take up a frigid plunge
The Jolly Jump extends its warmest welcome to join us at Emerald Hall, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, 7pm – 11pm. There will be LIVE music, a silent auction and raffle table. Hot food. A cash bar. Big Dog will be there. We’ll sell official 2018 Jolly Jump t-shirts all night. Tickets are $25 per
Foreground from left: Jenn O’Brien Watters (Jackie O’Brien’s daughter), Bryan Woodford (Jolly Jump Commissioner) and Brooke Fraser Woodford (Deb’s daughter & First Lady of the Jolly Jump) Approximately 24 hours of fundraising left! This is the home stretch, jumpers. We’ll tally total donations back at the Harbor Fire, post plunge; where we also anticipate a
Melissa and Kate **** A sincere thank you goes out to the 2016 Holly Jolly Fundraiser. Melissa Henry and Kate Minnehan sponsored and hosted this amazing event. They donated all of the proceeds to this year’s 2017 Jolly Jump. And it was a significant donation. They were able to raise the unbelievable amount of $1,000!
Greg Anderson wears more disguises than Sherlock Holmes **** We haven’t run the costume contest in years, but my boy Gregga has just brought it back. He can’t make it to Rexhame Beach this year. In lieu of his Jumping, he’s made a very generous $250 donation to my Jolly Jump profile. Mr. Anderson has included one condition
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
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
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
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…