November 2009

  • Help the National Foundation for Transplants by voting for the NFT patient photo in Pareto Fundraising’s Festive Photo Contest! NFT chose Nate Gunderson’s family photo to represent us in this exciting contest.

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  • Shop to Save Lives!

    November 23, 2009

    Do you love shopping for the holidays, but dread the crowds? We have the answer for you!

    The holiday season is here , and we hope you will consider supporting the National Foundation for Transplants as you are shopping for your loved ones. By using GoodSearch and GoodShop, you can raise funds for NFT and help a transplant patient receive the greatest gift of...

  • Recently, ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition featured bone marrow transplant recipient, Joey Stott, a 34-year-old wife and mother. Even though Joey had health insurance when she was treated for leukemia in 2004, she is still paying off $40,000 in uninsured medical bills from her lifesaving marrow transplant. “I didn’t think about the medical bills while in the hospital and my husband didn’t either, but there was a lot to think about when I got home,” said...

  • Fundraising Event Ideas

    November 13, 2009

    Are you just beginning to fundraise? Have you been fundraising for a while but are running out of ideas? NFT patients are constantly coming up with creative fundraising ideas to raise awareness and money for their campaigns.

    Have you considered these ideas?

    • Bowl-a-thon
    • Fashion show
    • Scavenger hunt
    • Walk-a-thon
    • Golf tournament

    What about these unique event ideas?

  • Happy birthday to the NFT patients who received their lifesaving transplants last month! We wish them all well as they are recovering.

  • Are you awaiting a bone marrow transplant? Did you know November is National Marrow Awareness Month? This may be the perfect time to plan a bone marrow drive! To plan a drive, simply call your local bone marrow recruitment center, and they will walk you through the process. Click here to find a recruitment center in your area.

    Seventy percent of bone marrow patients do not have a...

  • Seven-year-old Kourtney has been sick since she was born. When she was only 14 months old, she was diagnosed with neurogenic pseudo...