Aug 28, 2013|
Andover native, TV star, and huge Red Sox fan Michael Chiklis calls in to discuss the importance of the Jimmy Fund.
Listen to some of the highlights from Day 2 of the 12th annual Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon. Thank you for your support
Mikey and Joe talk with Lisa Scherber, the Director of Dana-Farber/Children's Hospital Cancer Center and VP/GM of WEEI Jeff Brown. Lisa and Jeff worked together to make this year's Jimmy Fund Telethon a rousing success. The final number raised surpassed last years total. Lisa speaks to her interactions with the children and the amazing feeling the entire event brings.
Mikey and Joe talk with Dr. Andrew Place, Pediatric Oncologist and Associate Director of Developmental Therapeutics at Dana-Farber, about the success of the program, and their aspirations to continually improve. Dr. Place talks about the challenges that he and his colleagues face regarding the treatment of adults and children with blood and other types of cancer.
Former Red Sox and Current Baltimore Oriole General Manager Dan Duquette talks with Mikey and Joe about his efforts and contributions to the Jimmy Fund telethon and his experiences during his tenure in Boston.
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-- do you listen to the Jimmy Fund radio. He's donated 8777381234. Www. Jimmy Fund -- -- -- strike out cancer. Welcome back to Fenway -- the twelfth annual WEEI -- and Jimmy Fund radio telethon. Mike and ask you -- reloading. 1542600. In its 56 dollars until port number. I'm seeing right here right now and thank everyone so much is donated thank those that just that donations are huge but I see people out there on Twitter. Who were active on Twitter telling people to donate I see people on FaceBook I'm seeing people on integrate mrs. Unbelievable on the folks who've already donated more now encouraging others to donate and with your help. We will hopefully. I know I know it's a lofty goal but 3.2 million was what we did last year -- -- a couple of days. -- one point five there are we a long way to go by filtering gets there -- we have some good momentum. I -- this has been a really good day for some great stories and the people who had not donated. Are gonna donate donate a big boy you you just think about and great people and -- -- really doing their best stuff. You can you can text -- cancer institute zero cute cute -- would donate ten dollars eighteen -- match your first five text. Then it'll be up -- -- the 50000 dollar drift from the eighteenth tee with a goal of people out there and you cellphones. If everybody was just text -- cancer it's and joining us a line right now is a guy that is from this area. Who is now just a big big star and he's from North -- over any grope around here knows all about the Jimmy Fund. Michael checklists nice enough to join the show they Michael -- blue haired boss and -- man. How does a terrific I got to stay out of and over not north and abruptly otherwise they'll be navigation. At the front of. I bug you you know how much emotion near Fenway Park in the relationship to the Jimmy Fund the Boston Red Sox. It goes back so many years but it's not just the Red Sox it's not just Fenway Park you're from the area you know how much. This telephone now means to this community we appreciate you chicken and. No there's no question about an -- here's a preview. It was gone and I can remember. Practically numb and expense of Gerald. He can't really overstate how much they've done. Help people with cancer and I just think it's beyond a worthy cause and I don't know. Really I don't think I know I'm certainly not an adult I don't know if there hadn't been affected in some way by cancer. So and that's not acceptable so we got to work on it. Yeah and you talk about now you you've been around you've been you've seen it. You're not just you know in the entertainment business Michael but in sports -- she relationships that. You know be either parent companies -- teams have -- Certain charities. I think this one's unique you know I hate to call the best but when you look around. And you see there really to do the Red Sox the Jimmy Fund. I can't find there a real similar match either in sports or entertainment someone this locked into the Jimmy Fund like the Red Sox are. Sure absolutely. I don't think you're out of line saying that at all to be hard pressed to find a better one. It's certainly among the best in the world and I in terms of you know what relationships look fool would -- -- corporate -- so it's pretty phenomenal I think you know why it's win win everybody sees. You know -- how. How -- great cause it is and the wonderful work that they do and that the money goes to the right places. You know I think that that's something that people look at them one -- is sort of look at any charity and saying why. Bob really how much of this is going to the people who were affected and I I think the -- really be and how effective bit didn't understand. Yeah we sit like we've been to a new last two days Michael talked to some other big kids in the patients and doctors and you look at year old world sometimes and putting things in the perspective is a nice way to enjoy life sometimes strike you need that once -- want to look Encino. My problems early -- they're being let me just enjoy life and I think even this telephone thing kind of does that you for a while. Absolutely you know one. I'm I'm very proud of my daughters found my my oldest daughter autumn. News you actually started a charity out here in California. Very you know a lot of our Children's Hospital. The -- I'm just talking about the -- totally different thing is that. It was so good for her a young girl fifteen years old. Could go to the pediatric cancer ward of Children's Hospital could create. You know. Or not I -- how found what appeared to nothing else you know and I didn't. And that there are people in the world who are suffering and need help. -- it just makes for a more on the ball. You know we're human being so I -- code that was my children. I encourage those people in general that they that they help when they can and not before you try to do my own organization like Jimmy Fund. You should absolutely packed this place. Well -- -- a lot of heat -- likely got a lot of fans out there because on Twitter you support. All the Boston teams you know shows like the shield which one of the greatest TV shows of all time in some of the things that you have gone. You got a lot of fans out there and our hope is that all your fans pick up the phone. And dial and they support the Jimmie falls people enjoyed your TV shows your movies over the years and you're an Andover guy not North Andover guy. Ankle and an -- and donate here today are. What about the numbers you know I you know if you're tired hearing -- -- here -- yeah. In Europe than in any of the work that I've done over the last thirty years. Please pick up the phone and and huge -- Did that because you really honestly could -- reopen bit. If it's true but it's two bucks you know while this power numbers and you know everybody is something.
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Tom Brady joined the show fresh off the teams 9th win of the season in Houston. He dismissed Antonio Smith's spying allegations and told the guys he has already moved on.
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Kirk Minihane answered any and all questions from the listeners and John and Gerry.
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