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Join for Joe at Independent Schools in Maryland

There Goes My Hero is the proud sponsor of Join for Joe and is thrilled to be working with high school students to save lives. Students across Maryland participated in Senior Swab Days to honor Joe Gorman, a Loyola Blakefield student who valiantly battled leukemia before passing on March 9, 2011.   Join for Joe began as…

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The Bone Marrow Registry and Why Diversity Matters

With every passing 120 seconds a person in the U.S. is diagnosed with a blood cancer. Many people look to the National Bone Marrow Registry when in need of a transplant, but many people are looking at this list and seeing a huge problem.   Minorities are greatly underrepresented on the bone marrow registry. 67%…

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Get Swabbed at the Gridiron Classic

The There Goes My Hero Club of Connelly School of the Holy Child will be swabbing to people to the bone marrow donor registry at the Gridiron Classic on Saturday! Watch the match between Gonzaga and Georgetown Prep and see if you are a match for a patient in need!  

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Ruth’s Chris Golf Classic

    Ruth’s Chris Sizzling Celebrity Golf Classic to support There Goes My Hero TOWSON, MD (August 12, 2015) — Ruth’s Chris Steak House and Big Steaks Management are partnering with Baltimore-based nonprofit There Goes My Hero for the 18th Annual Sizzling Celebrity Golf Classic. The event is on September 21st, 2015 at Woodholme Country…

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Two More (Easy) Ways to be a Hero

If you’re reading our blog, you’re probably well-aware that There Goes My Hero’s main mission is to inform people about the bone marrow registry and to get as many people to join as we can.    As awesome as we think it is for people to get swabbed (and we do,) we’d like to shed a…

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"Me, Earl, and the Dying Girl-" A Lesson on Love and Friendship

Lately, it seems there have been a lot of films exploring what life might be like for a teenager living with cancer.  As young moviegoers still find themselves tearing up over The Fault in Our Stars, the Sundance Festival hit Me and Earl and the Dying Girl tells another heart wrenching-yet-heartwarming story of love, friendship, the importance of being there for others, and…

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Join for Joe!

  Next week, Loyola Blakefield will host their 7th annual Join for Joe bone marrow donor registry drive.  The drive was started for Loyola student Joe Gorman, who passed away from leukemia in 2011 at the age of 15 after battling for three years. There Goes My Hero is so proud to partner with the…

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Spring 2015 Newsletter

 Partnering to Save Lives On April 1st, There Goes My Hero partnered with the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults and Sharing America’s Marrow to add life-saving bone marrow donors to the National Bone Marrow Donor Registry at Towson University. S.A.M. has been travelling the country trying to accomplish the amazing goal of registering 50,000…

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