Local team raised $3,145 for Cheer for Dana-Farber® fundraising program
The Saugus Sachems cheerleading team has won the right to showcase a cheer routine prior to a 2019 Patriots preseason game at Gillette Stadium. In addition, the cheerleaders qualified to attend a special cheer clinic run by the Patriots Cheerleaders on Saturday, May 11, 2019.
The Saugus Sachems raised $3,145 to support patient care and cancer research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute through the annual Cheer for Dana-Farber® fundraising program. Since its launch in 2013, Cheer for Dana-Farber® has raised nearly $350K to support patient care and cancer research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. To learn more about Cheer for Dana-Farber® – including all prizes and official rules – or to register your team, please visit www.cheerfordanafarber.org.
About Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
From achieving the first remissions in cancer with chemotherapy in 1948, to developing the very latest new therapies, Dana-Farber is one of the world’s leading centers of cancer research and treatment. It is the only center ranked in the top four of U.S. News and World Report’s Best Hospitals for both adult and pediatric cancer care. Dana-Farber sits at the center of a wide range of collaborative efforts to reduce the burden of cancer through scientific inquiry, clinical care, education, community engagement, and advocacy. Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center provides the latest in cancer care for adults; Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center helps children. The Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center unites the cancer research efforts of five Harvard academic medical centers and two graduate schools, while Dana-Farber Community Cancer Care provides high quality cancer treatment in communities outside Boston’s Longwood Medical Area. Dana-Farber is dedicated to a unique 50/50 balance between cancer research and care, and much of the Institute’s work is dedicated to translating the results of its discovery into new treatments for patients locally, and around the world.