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4 Useful Apps for Blood Cancer Patients

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As the saying goes: “There’s an app for that.” In addition to playing games in the waiting room, your smartphone offers a variety of different apps to help blood cancer patients through their diagnosis and treatment. These apps serve to help blood cancer patients by making managing daily tasks easier. CareZone CareZone is a free…

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Be A Hero Ambassador

It may be your first time volunteering with There Goes My Hero or it may be your fiftieth. Regardless of your experience, we appreciate every minute of the time you give in support of our mission. We’d also like to introduce an exciting new sort of volunteer opportunity.

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Success and Sweet Potatoes

Hello all once again! Since my last blog, things have been moving along as briskly as ever at There Goes My Hero. With each successive drive the process becomes a little smoother and more effective. In October we had four bone marrow drives, including at our annual OctoberTaste event. In November we had two drives.…

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4 Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

With the holiday season just around the corner, There Goes My Hero welcomes the beginning of holiday giving. During the holidays, we show our family and friends how much they mean to us. But what can we do for those in need? Here are four easy ways to give back to Baltimore blood cancer patients…

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Age Restrictions on The Bone Marrow Registry

Finding out you are ineligible to register as a bone marrow donor can prompt feelings of sadness and frustration from many willing candidates. It is important to remember that these age restrictions and eligibility requirements are put in place to provide the most viable options to blood cancer patients in need of transplants. The age…

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Finding Hero

Salutations!  In late July or early August, deep in the recesses of a job search database, I noticed an application for an organization called There Goes My Hero. I had a hunch that a Volunteer Coordinator must do something along the lines of coordinating volunteers, but my knowledge of the position ended there. The mysterious…

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Bob Bell Automotive Raise Over $60K for Children and Adults with Blood Cancer

Bob Bell Automotive, one of the most well-known, family-owned and operated automobile stores in the greater Baltimore metro area, in partnership with There Goes My Hero, the organization dedicated to saving lives, providing hope and helping those impacted by blood cancer, yesterday hosted more than a hundred people at the 2nd Annual Bob Bell Automotive Charity Golf Tournament.…

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Lord Baltimore Hotel Offers Housing to Johns Hopkins Patients

  There Goes My Hero is thrilled to host our signature OctoberTaste event at the Lord Baltimore Hotel. The event will take place in the beautiful Versailles room, and guests will be able to enjoy food samplings from LB Tavern’s new menu among other food and drink pairings from local restaurants. Not only are we…

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The Relationship Between Nutrition and Blood Cancer Treatment

In the discussion of blood cancer, nutrition is a common topic that comes into play. Not surprisingly, nutrition plays a pivotal role during both periods of blood cancer treatment and survivorship. Healthy nutrition is key to maintaining a strong and healthy body, which aids recovery time and nixes treatment delays.  Eat real food.  When it…

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There Goes My Hero Featured In The Towson Times

Once again I love hearing (and sharing) stories about good people doing great things in our community. Last summer, I learned that the Wiltondale Warriors swim team has made a rule of coordinating at least one team-wide “giving back” activity each season, such as challenging competing swim teams to see who can bring in the…

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