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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.

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


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

March 16, 2015 · 2 Comments

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

Amazing. Priceless. Blessed.

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

September 25, 2014 · 19 Comments

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


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

August 7, 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

Meet Miss America 2014 @ Shops at Sky View in Queens

PRESS RELEASE Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri Hosts Bone Marrow Donor Registry Drive at The Shops at SkyView Center Join Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri and lend your cheek to … Continue reading

December 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

South Asian Int’l Film Festival 2013 #saiffstrong

The South Asian International Film Festival (SAIFF) is having its 10th Annual South Asian International Film Festival this week! SAIFF is the largest film premiere destination for South Asian/Indian filmmakers … Continue reading

December 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Be Forever – $ Bills

If we could combine a prayer with a marketing campaign to raise awareness, would you join us? “Be Forever” is considered a prayer for the wellness and health of someone. … Continue reading

November 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Are you ready for Ek-tober?

Ek-tober | Pay-It-Forward Match Challenge – EXTENDED Update: As of 10/30, Ek-tober challenge participants registered 156 NEW registrants in the Bone Marrow Registry! 18 people completed the challenge and 7 people went above … Continue reading

October 8, 2013 · 2 Comments

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