Children's Cancer and Blood Foundation Mourns the Loss of Craig Sager
It is with heavy hearts that we share with you the passing of NBA sideline reporter and 2016 Breakthrough Ball CCBF Hero Award recipient, Craig Sager, from his nearly 3 year bout with acute myeloid leukemia.
Local TD Bank Helps Raise Funds for CCBF
TD Bank generously selected CCBF to be part of their Bring Change community initiative this summer. Staff at TD Bank, together with CCBF staff hosted an event on Friday, July 29th at our local partner branch, 593 Third Avenue, New York.
Bring Playtime to a Patient this Summer
This summer CCBF is running our fifth annual campaign to help make summer special for our patients, and help to distract them from their lengthy treatments, which for some patients can last several hours at a time.
Researcher Spotlight: Weston Buehring
Westin, originally from South Texas, is a lab technician in our CCBF lab. He recently completed his Masters Degree at John Hopkins Medical University, and joined the CCBF team to learn more about research before going to medical school.
Tradeweb Cares is Building a Better Community through Corporate Volunteerism
Tradeweb Markets is an international financial services company and a world leader in building and operating electronic over-the-counter marketplaces. The company also believes that it has a responsibility to improve the communities in which its employees live and work. Tradeweb Cares was established to encourage philanthropy through corporate citizenship, strategic partnerships, and employee volunteerism. Recently, Tradeweb Cares added CCBF to its list of charity partners. Tradeweb employees show their support by volunteering at the CCBF Clinic twice a month. However, Tradeweb has done much more than just lend their time... Tradeweb employees have generously donated games, cards, and even iPads for patient use, providing fun and distraction during treatments and appointments.
CCBF Social Media Highlights Researchers
Over the next few weeks, the Children’s Cancer and Blood Foundation will be highlighting the work of our lab researchers through both Facebook and Instagram...
Researcher Spotlight: Linda Bojmar
The researchers who work in our labs are some of the best in the world. Dr. Linda Bojmar, a native of Stockholm, Sweden...
Second Annual Cocktails for a Cause an Evening to Remember
The CCBF Young Leadership Council (YLC) hosted the Second Annual Cocktails for a Cause on Thursday, March 31st. This year's signature fundraiser took place at The Wooly, an exclusive speakeasy in the Woolworth Building and featured a one-hour open bar, silent auction, photo-booth, and a live DJ.
Volunteer Spotlight: Hannah Brown
CCBF is lucky to have a number of fantastic supporters, including our dedicated volunteer Hannah Brown. Hannah volunteers at the CCBF office twice a week and is also an active member of CCBF's Young Leadership Council.
CCBF Patients Cheer on the Brooklyn Nets
Patients from the CCBF clinic attended an NBA basketball game against the Houston Rockets on December 8th at the Barclays Center, home to the Brooklyn Nets.