DID YOU KNOW that every 2 seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood and/or platelets? Blood donation is a lifeline to many of the blood cancer patients we serve. Blood products cannot be manufactured; they can only come from volunteer donors. But supply can’t always meet demand, because only about 3% of age-eligible people donate blood yearly. Please sign up … Read More
With blood supply levels dangerously low, the Blood Cancer Foundation of Michigan (BCFM) is partnering with the American Red Cross of Michigan to encourage residents to donate blood, according to a press release from BCFM. Glenn Trevisan, former CEO of BCFM, has donated blood regularly since joining BCFM in 1979. He recently donated his 100th pint of blood, joined by … Read More
The Blood Cancer Foundation of Michigan (BCFM), a statewide non-profit based in Farmington Hills, invites you to help those dealing with a blood cancer diagnosis by adopting a family or making a monetary donation to provide toys for children in need. Each year, BCFM collects wish lists from more than 200 families and provides gift packages to over 700 child patients … Read More
Two years ago, Eric Dresden spent all Friday morning at the eye doctor. After several tests, he heard, “this is weird.” Eric couldn’t see well at all. It took hours for his eyes to adjust to light. Sometimes just turning on the lights in the morning caused his eyes to water uncontrollably. “It’s just stress. It will figure itself out,” … Read More
To our friends and supporters, Thank you so much for voting for us in the Target Circle Giving Program. We are excited to share that guests at Target stores cast 122,489 votes to The Blood Cancer Foundation of Michigan, and, with help from your generous votes, we received $4,498.48 to help us further our mission to support local blood cancer … Read More
Farmington Hills-based Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan (CLF) will host its 20th annual Hollywood Nights 24-hour Movie-Thon, a unique fundraiser held November 1 and 2 at Emagine Novi to benefit 3,200 patients served by the organization each year. (Children’s Leukemia Foundation) General admission includes 24 hours of movies, unlimited popcorn and soft drinks, lunch and dinner. The Fantastic Four Pack, … Read More
CLF’s 20th Annual Hollywood Nights Movie-Thon is featured in the Oakland Press’“Go and Do” column for the week, under film.
We’re pleased to announce that our CEO and President, Heidi Grix, was named as one of the Notable Women in NonProfits by Crain’s Detroit Business. We’re incredibly proud to be led by a woman so dedicated to our mission, vision and values. Her commitment to expanding our reach to more patients and families across the state, and to uncovering new … Read More