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Take Me Out to the Ball Game
CCBF patients enjoyed a fun and exciting evening full of intense rivalry between the New York Mets and the Washington Nationals.
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Prom
CCBF helped coordinate the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital’s 4th annual Prom held in the Komansky Center for Children’s Health on Saturday June 13th.
FDA Approves Promacta For Children with Rare Blood Disorder (ITP)
The US FDA has approved eltrombopag (Promacta) for the treatment of children 6 years and older with chronic immune thrombocytopenia (ITP).
2014 Research Highlights
Learn more about the medical breakthroughs which took place in CCBF laboratories by our world renowned researchers.
2014 Breakthrough Ball Raises Over $1 Million
On November 18th, 2014, CCBF hosted its annual "Breakthrough Ball" benefit gala in the luxurious Grand Ballroom of the Plaza Hotel. A stunning success, the extraordinary evening raised over $1 million to provide much needed medication, chemotherapy, and other life-saving treatments to children with cancer and blood disorders treated at the Pediatric Division.
Renovations of the Pediatric Division
Decades of care, changes in technology, evolution of delivery systems and a focus on the quality of life issues for pediatric patients has led the Hospital to commit to the total renovation and modernization of the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. The entire project will provide a new and improved waiting room, modernized conference and academic space, and state-of-the-art treatment bays.
CCBF Young Professionals Committee Hosts Cocktails for a Cause Fundraiser
The CCBF Young Professionals Committee's first fundraiser, Cocktails for a Cause, was a stunning success, raising nearly $6,000 for the Division. The exclusive event which took place on March 20th, attracted over 150 young professionals.
CCBF 2014 Annual Report
Every year, CCBF publishes an annual report that includes updates and accomplishments from the year. CCBF is pleased to share our annual report for the fiscal year ending on December 31, 2014.
Developing Excellence in the Workplace: Mackay Shields Corporate Volunteer Day
On April 17th, Mackay Shields gave back to the community by hosting a Volunteer Activity Day at the Pediatric Division. Learn more about corporate volunteering and the many benefits it offers!
A Charitable Wedding: May 24, 2015
CCBF supporters Amanda and Jake are getting married on May 24th and in lieu of traditional wedding gifts, are asking that donations be made to CCBF.