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Worcester Tea Party, others join together to raise money for Jimmy Fund

Regional news fixed 2Worcester – Steven Quist, volunteer for the Ted Williams Little League of Worcester Massachusetts, gathered local civic and public safety groups to bring awareness and support for the Jimmy Fund and the great work Dana Farber Institute.? Five members of the Worcester Tea Party joined together with participants from WCRN, Worcester Fire Department, Worcester Police Department, and others to have fun while contributing 100 percent of all donations to help fight childhood cancer.

Hank Stoltz of WCRN reported that the participants were able to raise a total of $1,018. The Worcester Tea Party is proud to support the Jimmy Fund which has a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, demonstrating their fiscal excellence, and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, which is one of only 41 NCI designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the United States.? Dana-Farber has pioneered cancer treatment used around the world and is a provider of innovative therapies that bring hope to patients.

For more information on the Worcester Tea Party, follow it on Twitter, like it on Facebook, or contact Worcester Tea Party, Inc., 18 Grafton St., Worcester, MA 01606.

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