An Evening with Friends to benefit Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Enjoy an evening of fine dining and comedy to support cancer care and research

Spend “An Evening with Friends” at the Friends of Dana-Farber’s annual spring gala on Friday, May 2 at the Four Seasons Hotel Boston. The evening will feature fine dining and comedy from “Last Comic Standing” finalist Gary Gulman to celebrate the power of Friends, and support adult and pediatric cancer care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The event will run from 6:30 to 11 p.m.

Stand-up comedian Gulman, who was born and raised in Boston, was a runner-up in Seasons 2 and 3 of “Last Comic Standing.” His comedy album, “No Can Defend from Comedy Central Records,” debuted at No. 18 on iTunes. Gulman was the host of New England Sports Network’s (NESN) “Comedy All Stars” and “New England Emmy Awards” and appeared on “National Lampoon’s Rising Stars” DVD.

Tickets are $500 per person and include cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, dinner, comedy show, and dessert. To purchase tickets, visit or call Sarah Duggan at 617-632-3021.

About Friends of Dana-Farber
Established in 1976, the Friends of Dana-Farber is an all-volunteer organization of more than 1,200 members which provides patient services, educational activities, and fundraising. Funds raised by Friends are allocated for research fellows and treatment programs throughout all divisions and departments at Dana-Farber, including nursing, social services, and spiritual care.

About Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute ( 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, 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 pediatric care with Boston Children’s Hospital as Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders 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: and on Twitter: @danafarber.