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SEPTEMBER WAS CHILDHOOD CANCER AWARENESS MONTH.
Did you see all the gold ribbons? We didn't either. But the facts remain, and need to be shared.
B+ HEADBOWS and CLIPS
BELLA'S BOWS creates headbows, clips, headbands, tutus and more for infants and toddlers. This year, they're offering B+ headbows and clips in 48 different colors with proceeds benefiting B+. Order online here.
ICE HOCKEY JAN. 3: FIRE DEPT vs. POLICE DEPT
Join us for the 3rd Annual Wilmington Classic at the Skating Club of Wilmington to see Wilmington's Fire Dept and Police Dept play for a sold-out crowd -- and for B+. More info here.
It's United Way Time!
Support B+ through United Way at work. Here are a few of our more popular United Way write-in codes:
United Way of Delaware -- 11776 Print out flyer to pass out at work
United Way of Southeastern PA -- 47481 Print out flyer to pass out at work
We also receive donations from generous supporters through the UW of Maryland, NJ, So Carolina, San Diego, and many other chapters around the country. Please just write in “The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation” and tax id # (42-1741037) on your form.
B+ Research Grants Yield Results
- Funding from B+ has supported clinical trials at the Seattle Children's Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research where they currently have 4 patients in remission from a recurrence of ALL.
- An article appeared in the January 2013 issue of Pediatrics, the journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, about some exciting work being done by Dr. Ken Lucas and his team. Please take a look at this work as featured in a Medical News Today article. As you'll see, The B+ Foundation was a lead funder of this research, along with Solving Kids Cancer and the Pierce Phillips Charity.
WATCH THIS VIDEO and learn more about The B+ Foundation.