Jolly Jump XV | #jj2018

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

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The Home Stretch

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

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Afterparty at the Harbor Fire

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

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The Little Schoolhouse fundraiser

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

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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

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The 2016 Jump nearly raised $30,000!

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!

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Erin and Shane Dunk in Maine

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…