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2012-08-04 14:20:18

NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Move over Yankee Stadium and Citi Field! There's a whole new arena for New York Sports Fans to cheer. The New York Yankees, who today opened their home to a sea of red hats, joined Delete Blood Cancer, an initiative of DKMS Americas, in announcing the opening of the M. Harf Stadium, a place where New York sports fans can show their support and fight blood cancer together. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120804/NY52234-a...

2012-08-01 02:28:21

ATLANTA, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Franchise Group, the strategic brand management company, is pleased to announce their partnership with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) for fundraising efforts beginning on August 1st through September 30th. The company has set a goal of raising $200,000 during their partnership period. The Global Franchise Group family of brands includes Great American Cookies®, Marble Slab Creamery®, MaggieMoo's Ice Cream & Treatery®, and...

2012-08-01 02:27:53

NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Go into New York City's Yankee Stadium on Saturday, August 4 and you will be greeted with a sight never seen before. The bleachers and seats of the stadium, usually filled with spectators sporting iconic blue and white fan gear, will present a sea of red. The New York Yankees, in partnership with DKMS, the world's largest bone marrow donor center, will distribute red caps to all the spectators who enter the stadium prior to the 1:05PM start of the New...

2012-07-15 23:01:07

There´s still time for both men and women to sign up for the San Francisco Nike Women´s Marathon with the Bay Area Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society´s (LLS) Team In Training (TNT), which recently found out what motivates men to participate in the popular race. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 15, 2012 The San Francisco Nike Women´s Marathon is not just for women. Although the majority of the 20,000 runners who participate every year are female, the Leukemia...

2012-07-09 02:25:49

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) 2012 Man & Woman of the Year campaign exceeded last year's record-breaking year, raising $18.9 million for blood cancer research and patient services. In its 22nd year more than 800 candidates participated and surpassed last year's fundraising record by $4.2 million. Out of all those candidates, one man, Washington D.C. leukemia survivor Tommy Cleaver, and one woman, St. Louis based jewelry...

2012-07-09 02:25:05

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past decade, Burlington Coat Factory has raised close to $13 million through its company-wide initiative encouraging its customers to purchase paper balloon icons as a donation to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) to help fund cancer research and patient services, Today, Burlington Coat Factory, LLS's #1 National Corporate Light The Night(®) Walk partner, announced the launch of its 11th year in support of the campaign....

2012-06-18 10:24:21

Spirited 10-week fundraising competition introduced powerful new techniques to raise money for vital blood cancer research and patient services. SAN FRANCISCO, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Greater San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) announced the results of its 22nd annual "Man & Woman of the Year" campaign - in which candidates introduced innovative fundraising techniques that garnered headlines around the world - at the Grand...

2012-05-09 02:25:21

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Actress and singer-songwriter Miranda Cosgrove has been named The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's National Ambassador for its 2012 Light The Night® Walks and appears in a new public service announcement to promote this important fundraising campaign. "I will walk for my grandmother in hopes of a healthy recovery," said Cosgrove. "I will walk for my fans -- those teens who have battled leukemia -- the most common cancer in teens my age....

2012-04-30 06:23:59

NEW YORK, April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The DKMS 6th Annual Gala: Linked Against Blood Cancer, hosted by Katharina Harf, Chief Inspiration Officer of DKMS Americas, was held on Thursday night at Cipriani Wall Street to a sold out audience. The gala once again broke records of previous years, raising $3.2 million to support the fight against blood cancer. Coty Inc., a leading global beauty company, and DKMS, the world's largest bone marrow donor center, jointly raised the funds to support...

2012-04-26 02:28:55

NEW YORK, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Internationally renowned supermodel Heidi Klum will join, today, the world's largest bone marrow donor center, DKMS, and leading global beauty company Coty Inc. illuminate the Empire State Building in red and white?raising awareness for the fight against blood cancer. Klum will speak at the special morning lighting ceremony at the Empire State Building, joined by Alina Suprunova, Director of Special Projects of DKMS Americas, and Bernd Beetz, CEO of...