Cancer survivor makes wigs for others with hair loss battling the disease

Story by Amy Lange. Originally published by Fox 2 on July 14, 2022. View the original article here. HARPER WOODS, Mich. (FOX 2) – Micah Allison spends hours at her sewing machine at her home in Harper Woods – the 22-year-old is making wigs – a passion that grew out of a devastating diagnosis three years ago. “She said, ‘You have lymphoma’ … Read More

Farmington Voice: Blood Cancer Foundation Golf Classic Raises $130K

A Farmington Hills-based charity with a focus on blood cancers recently got a $130,000 boost from its annual golf classic fundraiser. The Blood Cancer Foundation of Michigan’s 16th annual Gray’s Reef Golf Classic at the R&S Sharf Golf Course at Oakland University in Rochester brought hundreds of golfers together to support local blood cancer patients and families through their blood … Read More

WXYZ-TV DETROIT ABC CHANNEL 7 (10/22/2021): Metro Detroit nonprofits facing different pandemic battles, recoveries based on industry

 By: Jenn Schanz Posted at 6:44 AM, Oct 22, 2021 DETROIT (WXYZ) — It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has hit the non-profit sector in its wallet, but just how hard really depends on what type of non-profit you’re talking about. An analysis by the Center for Effective Philanthropy surveyed 163 non-profit leaders from around the country in … Read More

Oakland Press (10/20/21): Helping hands: Blood Cancer Foundation of Michigan raises $130K at golf outing

The Blood Cancer Foundation of Michigan recently hosted the 16th annual Gray’s Reef Golf Classic at Oakland University in Rochester Hills. More than 130 golfers and 26 sponsors participated in the event, which raised more than $130,000 to help provide support to blood cancer patients and their families throughout treatment, according to a press release. The foundation is based in … Read More

WXYZ-TV Detroit ABC Channel 7 (9/9/21): Resources for patients and caregivers during Blood Cancer Awareness Month

Posted at 10:20 AM, Sep 09, 2021 and last updated 10:20 AM, Sep 09, 2021 (WXYZ) — Help for patients battling diseases like leukemia and lymphoma. September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month and the Blood Cancer Foundation of Michigan is marking a milestone. Melissa Antoncic, the foundation’s director of patient support, joined 7 Action New to talk about the resources … Read More

Donate your myWalgreens cash rewards to BCFM thru Aug. 31

The Blood Cancer Foundation of Michigan (BCFM) is participating in the myWalgreens donation program! myWalgreens is a one-of-a-kind personalized experience that makes saving, shopping and your well-being easier. Customers can join for free in seconds at myWalgreens.com or on the Walgreens app to instantly unlock exclusive membership benefits. Walgreens is committed to improving the health & well-being of communities that … Read More

Oakland Press (6/1/21): Scavenger Safari at Detroit Zoo raises money for local blood cancer patients

The Blood Cancer Foundation of Michigan is hosting its premier community fundraiser Scavenger Safari and Walk on Saturday, June 5 at the Detroit Zoo. All proceeds will go towards helping more than 6,000 patients and family members navigate and overcome the immediate and ongoing burdens resulting from any type of blood cancer diagnosis. The Blood Cancer Foundation offers help through … Read More

Farmington Voice (5/28/21): FARMINGTON HILLS CHARITY’S DETROIT ZOO FUNDRAISING WALK RETURNS

May 28, 2021  The Farmington Hills-based Blood Cancer Foundation of Michigan (BCFM) will host a June 5 Scavenger Safari & Walk fundraiser at the Detroit Zoo. The statewide non-profit organization empowers patients and families experiencing any blood cancer diagnosis. BCFM offers information, resources and wrap-around support. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, BCFM held a virtual walk in 2020. This year, participants … Read More