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A call to action. A cry for help. An opportunity for you to realize your power to give strength to someone affected by a blood cancer (Leukemia, Lymphoma, and Myeloma). Get involved. Make someone stronger.

Hope

Note: Story contributed by Ekata Doshi, dedicated to her family and friends. Hope. A belief or desire for something to happen. A gift that can be given to yourself or … Continue reading

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Amazing. Priceless. Blessed.

  Note: Story contributed by Ekata Doshi, dedicated to her family and friends. It’s been about a year and a half since I shared my Heartbroken story. A lot has … Continue reading

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#BOOM

This post is dedicated to the woman who inspired this website. It’s short, It’s sweet. It’s unforgettable. It’s powerful. It’s you, Ekata Doshi, encapsulated. Today we say #BOOM with you. … Continue reading

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How Can You Register in the Bone Marrow Registry?

Almost one million people in the U.S. are living with a type of blood cancer, such as leukemia, lymphoma or myeloma. In 2012, 140,000 people in the U.S. will be … Continue reading

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Real-Life Superhero #WonderWoman

Sophia Sandoval is a real-life superhero; only 3 years old but already a Wonder Woman. This little girl was diagnosed with medulloblastoma, a cancerous brain tumor, last year. She bravely … Continue reading

April 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

NFL has Heart #LeahStrong

Devon Still’s daughter, Leah, was diagnosed with Stage 4 neuroblastoma last June, a rare form of cancer found in infants and children. She immediately began intense rounds of chemotherapy. Soon … Continue reading

April 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Women Saving Lives #WomensHistoryMonth

March is Women’s History Month and Be The Match is celebrating women saving lives. Did you know over half of the registrants in the National Marrow Donor Program, the world’s … Continue reading

March 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Show your support this Friday with #WearYellowforSeth

5 year old Seth Lane is suffering from severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID), often referred to as “Bubble Boy” disease. Babies who suffer from this disease essentially have no functioning immune … Continue reading

March 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Stuart Scott, ESPN anchor, dies at age 49

Stuart Scott, a longtime anchor at ESPN, died Sunday morning at the age of 49. He inspired his colleagues with his sheer talent, his work ethic and his devotion to … Continue reading

January 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Angel in the Sky, Riding her Carousel

K – that smile, that heart, that laugh, that love, that light that beamed straight into our hearts. The girl who rode that birthday carousel in style and made it … Continue reading

December 24, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Pink Bash NYC – Party With a Purpose

Tonight something special is happening. And if you’re visiting this page tonight, I’m assuming it’s because you were moved. A unique party held at Marquee in NYC that fits the … Continue reading

October 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Colin 4 Donors #Community

Colin Hays was valedictorian in the 2010 graduating class at Beatrice High School. He is a recent graduate of University of Nebraska where he was on the Dean’s List and … Continue reading

September 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

“Run” the Rainbow!

The Ladies of Team Make Me Stronger Fernanda (Team Leader), Reshma, Melissa, Ratna, Arpita, Deepali and Mariko Team Make Me Stronger joined over 50 other teams this morning for the … Continue reading

September 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

We’re on a Bike!

 WE’RE ON A BIKE! (dedicated to Karen Hagopian and Mike Marwit, members of the Make Me Stronger family) In our eyes, Karen has always has been and will be an … Continue reading

September 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

9/11 Hero now Battling Blood Cancer #NeverForget #UnitedWeStand

Jimmy Martinez, a 24-year veteran of the New York Fire Department, was off duty when two planes struck the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. Still, he rushed to … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Garba in the City #NavratiBOOM

Garba in the City, Manhattan’s Premier Garba-Raas Event In its’ 4th year, Garba in the City will take place at 9:30pm on Saturday, September 27, 2014 at The Sports Center at … Continue reading

September 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

ESPN anchor Stuart Scott is bound and determined to beat cancer!

ESPN anchor Stuart Scott is bound and determined to beat cancer. The 48-year-old “SportsCenter” anchor’s tireless battle against the deadly disease and the positive attitude he has maintained throughout that … Continue reading

July 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Why won’t you find any tattoos on Cristiano Ronaldo?

With a resume like Cristiano Ronaldo’s, some might assume the Portuguese Real Madrid superstar (and reigning FIFA Ballon d’Or honoree and Champions League winner) would have celebrated his victories with … Continue reading

July 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

TV Asia presents Shades of Shakti #EmpoweringWomen

TV Asia in association with Share and Care Foundation present the series premier of “Shades of Shakti” Saturday, March 8 at 8pm EST, repeating Sunday at 7:30pm EST. Shades of Shakti is a 13-episode … Continue reading

March 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Happy Hour 2/27 #goodreason2drink

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Team In Training is on a mission-to help find cures and more effective treatments for blood cancers.  These treatments can also lead to possible … Continue reading

February 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Courtesan’s LLS Bracelet

Denise Teti, co-founder of Courtesan Studio, shares how she honors her grandfathers memory. The story behind Courtesan’s LLS Awareness bracelet. Blood cancer has touched my family for years in both … Continue reading

December 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

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