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

For Immediate Release April 30, 2020 Contact: Stephanie Cupp, Community Outreach Coordinator stephanie.cupp@theregoesmyhero.org 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

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

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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Hope in the Time of Corona

Greetings to There Goes My Hero’s volunteers, I’m glad to be able to give you some definite updates about the volunteer program in an indefinite time. We’ve been fortunate enough to have had some successful drives to start 2020, but ever since the COVID-19 outbreak, we have had to adapt to accomplish our mission remotely.…

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