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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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Join for Joe’s Mission Is Paying It Forward

Bone marrow drives are all about paying it forward. People sign up to join a global registry that may lead them to become a “match,” and later a donor, for a leukemia patient. There are countless stories of individuals donating bone marrow to a stranger, saving their life, and becoming their hero in the process.…

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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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