BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Would you love a chance to win a New England Patriots jersey autographed by Tom Brady? Then like Dana-Farber Cancer Institute on Facebook.
Kicking off Monday, Oct. 8, and running though Friday, Nov. 9, people who “like” Dana-Farber on Facebook, www.facebook.com/danafarbercancerinstitute, will be entered to win an official NFL New England Patriots jersey autographed by Brady.
“We appreciate the support of the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation, both for the jersey, and for their efforts to help ‘kick cancer,’” said Steven R. Singer, senior vice president for communications at Dana-Farber. “This is a wonderful opportunity for fans to show their support for the Patriots, and to learn more about Dana-Farber.”
Dana-Farber launched the contest to generate greater awareness about its Facebook page, which offers information for cancer patients and their family and friends, and provides an inside look at Dana-Farber, its services and programs, and its employees and volunteers.
Contest participants must be 18 years of age or older and a legal resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia as of the date of entry in order to be included in the drawing. No purchase is necessary and only one entry per participant is allowed. Official rules are available online at http://tinyurl.com/9nomakp.
About Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (www.dana-farber.org) is a principal teaching affiliate of the Harvard Medical School and is among the leading cancer research and care centers in the United States. It is a founding member of the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center (DF/HCC), designated a comprehensive cancer center by the National Cancer Institute. It provides adult cancer care with Brigham and Women’s Hospital as Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center and it provides pediatric care with Children’s Hospital Boston as Dana-Farber/Children’s Hospital Cancer Center. Dana-Farber is the top ranked cancer center in New England, according to U.S. News & World Report, and one of the largest recipients among independent hospitals of National Cancer Institute and National Institutes of Health grant funding. Follow Dana-Farber on Facebook: www.facebook.com/danafarbercancerinstitute and on Twitter: @danafarber.
About New England Patriots Charitable Foundation
The New England Patriots Charitable Foundation is the 501(c)(3) non-profit entity created by the Kraft family to support charitable and philanthropic agencies throughout New England. This support comes in the form of direct grants and the donation of signed memorabilia to a variety of charitable causes, and from Patriots players who offer their direct support by appearing at charity functions throughout the year. The Foundation's primary goal is to support programs that aid the youth and families of New England while underscoring the Kraft family's deep commitment to philanthropic activities in the community. Over the past 18 years, the Foundation has made millions of dollars in donations to thousands of non-profit organizations throughout New England and has partnered with numerous community groups, including the Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston, the United Way, the Greater Boston Food Bank and a host of other New England charities. The Foundation actively supports non-profit groups focusing on health, education, youth fitness and community enrichment while also implementing its own programs in those areas of focus. In seasons to come, the Foundation's Celebrate Volunteerism initiative aims to recognize deserving volunteers and inspire others to follow Myra Kraft's example of becoming a lifelong volunteer. For more information about Celebrate Volunteerism visit www.patriots.com/community.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Teresa Herbert, 617-632-4090
Source: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute