Save lives. Provide hope. Help those impacted by blood cancer.

Every three minutes, someone is diagnosed with blood cancer. Every ten minutes, blood cancer takes a life. You can help us make a difference.

By the Numbers

meals to patients
bone marrow donors registered
matches found
life-saving transplants

Our Programs


6 out of 10 patients cannot find a matching donor.


For many blood cancer patients, a bone marrow or blood stem cell transplant is the best chance for survival. Hero saves lives by adding potential donors to the bone marrow registry.

Host a drive or get swabbed today.


Each year, 170,000 people will receive a blood cancer diagnosis in the U.S.


The Hero Fund supports Baltimore area blood cancer patients and their families by covering the unanticipated costs of treatment.

This includes meals during treatment, medically tailored meals post-discharge, transportation, parking, and copays.


Lord Baltimore Hotel Offering Housing to Coronavirus Patients

May 21, 2020

The Lord Baltimore Hotel has provided hospitality for the Baltimore community for over 92 years. Not even a global pandemic will stop them from their commitment to serving the community.  The Hotel has partnered with the city of Baltimore and the University of Maryland Medical System to provide housing to coronavirus patients in need of…

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COVID-19 Update

May 12, 2020

These past months have been a whirlwind for everyone and we hope you are doing well and staying healthy.  With the serious situation that is COVID-19, There Goes My Hero has taken necessary steps to ensure the safety and well-being of our staff and volunteers, while also ensuring the continuation of our mission.   We…

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COVID-19 Causes Serious Decline of Potential Donors on Bone Marrow Registry

April 30, 2020

For Immediate Release April 30, 2020 Contact: Stephanie Cupp, Community Outreach Coordinator COVID-19 CAUSES SERIOUS DECLINE OF POTENTIAL DONORS ON BONE MARROW REGISTRY [Baltimore, MD]  April 30, 2020 – There Goes My Hero, a local nonprofit organization, is hosting virtual bone marrow registry drives to continue to recruit potential donors. During normal times, the…

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3 Personal Benefits of Volunteering

April 24, 2020

Most people’s first consideration when they volunteer is the good of other people. However, in addition to contributing time and effort to benefit others, many recent studies suggest that volunteering is extremely good for volunteers themselves.  People who volunteer are regularly more happy, healthy, and report feeling more fulfilled. Volunteering is also an excellent way…

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How To Support A Friend With Blood Cancer During COVID-19

April 14, 2020

During these changing times, it is important to stay connected with loved ones, especially those battling blood cancer. For many blood cancer patients undergoing treatment, self-isolation and social distancing is nothing new. Chemotherapy and bone marrow transplants leave blood cancer patients with compromised immune systems, which means they have to take extra precautions to avoid…

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