Little Yellow Bracelets

You probably know what I'm talking about, don't you? You may even have worn one. If not, you know someone who has. Simple little $1 yellow plastic bracelts with the word "livestrong" on them.
Catchy, clever and profitable. Those little pieces of plastic brought in 70 million bucks to the cancer organization.

Finish Your Race

Fort Worth, Texas resident and cancer survivor Don Armstrong is celebrating his fifth year in remission from Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML). Don recently launched the Finish Your Race campaign where he will travel the world to run 10 marathons and raise $500,000 to benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Developing Resilience

Resiliency – is defined as the ability to recover from disruptive change, misfortune, and failure. In the face of a major health crisis of our own or our loved ones, resiliency is possible.

Here are some suggestions for developing resiliency, as excerpted from The Leadership Secrets of Hillary Clinton by Rebecca Shambaugh, McGraw-Hill

Understand Yourself. Resiliency is built on self-awareness. This includes knowledge of your values, beliefs, emotions, and attitudes as well as your strengths and weaknesses.

Books for those in mourning

If you’ve ever lost someone close to you, such as a spouse, a parent or a child, you know that the grieving never ends. It changes over time, but the pain of the loss never completely goes away. I recently read two highly recommended books written to help people grieve the loss of a loved one.

Awaken to Good Mourning, Second Edition
Mark E. Hundley, M.Ed., LPC

Express Your Love for Mom and Dad with a Personalized Gift and Help Save Lives

Give your mother or father something they'll cherish this Mother's Day or Father's Day and give the gift of hope to thousands of patients battling cancer.

At The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Photo Gift Store , you can purchase great items - mugs, blankets, jewelry, ties, watches, calendars and much more - and personalize them with your own photos. The proceeds from your purchase help in the search to find cures for cancer. All you have to do is browse the store, click on the photo gifts you like, upload your photos and make the purchase.

Ohio art show tand NY auction to benefit Leukemia, Lymphona Society

Radcom invites the public to join local artists in an art show to benefit the Northeast Ohio Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. A donation will be accepted at the door

The art show will be April 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Radcom's headquarters, 561 Boston Mills Road, Suite 400.

Radcom's president and founder Bob Dianetti is competing in the Society's Man of the Year competition. Funds he raises through the art show and other benefits will be totaled up for the society's Man or Woman of the Year event in May.

A caregiver's journal

I have been struck by reading a friend's journal of his last days of caring for his close friend. it touched my heart and I hope it touches your as well.


My dear friend sent this to me today, as Aptil 1 is a special day for him. I honor Linda and my friend this morning...

A young woman in London dates for cancer dollars

Lisa is dying of a brain tumor. Better put, she’s living with it. Since 2006, Lisa has been undergoing treatment for a brain tumor that has proved to be extraordinarily resistant.
She found that dating proved to be difficult with her particular challenges, and instead, she has turned her dates into an innovative fundraising plan, with would-be suitors bidding for her time. So far she has raised s18,000 for a brain tumor charity. An Arab prince paid s4,000 for one date, and some men have bid again and again to see her.

Cancer and Careers Workshops

have I told you lately how much I love Cancer and Careers? They are the coolest non-profit-what a perfect niche they fill. Thye've got some workshops coming up and if you're in their neck of the woods, make plans to go.

Balancing Cancer and Careers Community Seminar in Atlanta