12th Annual WEEI Jimmy Fund Underway
Tuesday morning on the Dennis and Callahan show, Entercom's WEEI Sports Radio in Boston launched its 12th Annual WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon in partnership with the Red Sox and the New England Sports Network. The telethon will take place at Fenway Park today and tomorrow. To date, the Radio-Telethon has raised more than $31 million for Boston's Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
This year’s 36-hour WEEI/NESN Radio-Telethon will feature stories from Dana-Farber patients, doctors, and nurses, as well as guest commentary from sports and entertainment celebrities, including Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig, Red Sox owners John Henry and Tom Werner, Red Sox President and CEO Larry Lucchino, and numerous Red Sox players, including 2013 Jimmy Fund co-captain and Red Sox catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia