Make Me Stronger

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.

Helpless, but Hopeful…

(Story shared by Divya Mohan from Chennai, India) My husband Karthik was diagnosed with Early T Cell ALL in 2011 when he was 33 years old – we had been … Continue reading

April 15, 2013 · 23 Comments

Life, Love & Libation Happy Hour – 4/11

It’s that time again! Please join Clic for an extra-special charity happy hour on Thursday, April 11th, 2013 from 6:30PM-10:30PM at Copia (307 East 53rd Street btw 1st & 2nd … Continue reading

April 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Illumination

It’s not enough to have lived. We should be determined to live for something. May I suggest that it be creating joy for others, sharing what we have for the … Continue reading

March 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

‘Save Raman’ Drive Held at Jersey City Mall

* Article and pictures from The Jersey Journal. Over 200 people registered in one afternoon. After unusual bouts of feeling fatigued and tired 33-year-old Raman Sadwal scheduled what he thought … Continue reading

March 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Happy Hour this Wed #goodreason2drink

Update on event: Great turn out! Raised about $1,500 and registered 15 donors. The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Team In Training is on a mission-to help find cures and … Continue reading

March 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Harlem Shake (#harlemswab)

Joining the Bone Marrow Registry is as simple as doing the Harlem Shake. Register Now Online and have a kit mailed to you. Find a Drive near you and register … Continue reading

March 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Three-Year-Old Ben Fought for His Life and Won

Little Ben went through something no child should have to go through. But he was given #afightingchance to survive and be healthy and normal. It all started in January 2011. … Continue reading

March 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Save a Life, Change the World

Note: Story contributed by Alana Shultz, a bone marrow donor and hero who helped to save a life.  I can’t imagine how anyone with the rare ability to save another’s … Continue reading

March 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Heartbroken

Note: Story contributed by E, one of  the primary inspirations behind our “Join the Fight” campaign. When you hear the term “heartbroken”, the first thing that probably comes to your … Continue reading

March 7, 2013 · 5 Comments

Xmas Dinner = Registration Opp!

For the Gajrawala’s, their Christmas family gathering was an opportunity to register their family members. Don’t miss an opportunity! There are a lot of opportunities to host drives at events … Continue reading

February 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sachin Needs Your Help #giftoflife

January 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

2012 ASH Conference Update

Cancercare.org understands that one of the most empowering things for any patient is to be educated about your current options as well as potential future options. In line with this, … Continue reading

January 4, 2013 · 2 Comments

Host a Swab Party!

We all get together with family and friends on many occasions, correct? Well, here is a chance for each of you to add a little extra TLC (tender, loving, care) … Continue reading

January 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Match Ravi Day – Jan 1st, 2013

One Day. One Goal. One Mission. Let’s save lives. Let’s get rid of blood cancer, for good. We have a mission. To save lives. To not only save our father’s … Continue reading

December 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Caroline, Oncology Social Worker

My name is Caroline and I am an oncology social worker at the national non-profit organization, CancerCare. I have worked at this organization for the past four years, initially finding … Continue reading

December 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

Ravi, Chemo on Xmas #matchravi

Ravi shares how he is spending his Christmas. He started his second cycle of chemotherapy this morning, while most of us were celebrating the holidays at home with our loved … Continue reading

December 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

2 Ways to Donate #marrowdonor

20% of donations are taken from the bone marrow. Anesthesia is given so don’t feel any pain during the process. 80% of donations are taken from your blood. It’s similar … Continue reading

December 18, 2012 · 2 Comments

Bhupinder, A SAMAR Donor

A real life story from another donor. It was a difficult decision for her, at first, but it came down to, “If you could save someone’s life, why wouldn’t you?” … Continue reading

December 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

CCBF #MakingYouStronger

The Children’s Cancer & Blood Foundation (CCBF) is the largest & oldest charitable organization in the US dedicated to the care of children suffering from blood diseases and cancers. CCBF … Continue reading

December 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

How Anyone Can Help (#BeAHero)

My name is Thyda. I am E’s roommate. Ek is one of my dearest friends and since I live with her, I see how she’s affected every day. This is … Continue reading

December 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

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