High school students raise over $3,000 for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in Pennies for Pasta program

Students and staff at DeForest Area High School have raised $3,275 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Throughout the month of March, members of the school’s National Honor Society (NHS) partnered with the national Pennies for Pasta program to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. 127 more words

DeForest Area High School

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society - The Therapy Acceleration Program

Keefe Gorman, a wealth management advisor with nearly 30 years of experience, serves as the managing director of investments at Merrill Lynch in Ithaca, New York. 171 more words

Keefe Gorman

Please meet my hero Siena

When my daughter Jane was diagnosed with cancer, I was thrust into an unimaginable reality. Until then, I lived in a sugar-coated world. One where kids lived to be adults and where I thought that moms and dads primarily needed to just worry about ensuring that their children ate healthy, were kind to others and did well in school. 1,436 more words

Beyond the Tears

This morning as I was contemplating how to start my blog post, I couldn’t help but cry. And, I don’t mean that delicate, salty tear gently rolling down the cheek kind of cry – but the suffocating, take your breath away, knock you out at the knees, eyes swollen, face drowned in tears and salty residue type of cry. 815 more words

Run a Marathon While Knitting

I liked a recent story by Steve Annear at the Boston Globe. It was about a student who was planning to run the New York Marathon — while knitting — to raise money for medical research. 302 more words

Local Bodybuilder Competing For Magazine Cover

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — She’s a mom, she’s a grandma, and Wednesday night, a Shaler woman is competing against women across the country and world to make it on the cover of a well-known magazine. 460 more words


Leukemia & Lymphoma Talks About Disease After Saunders' Death

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The news of Flip Saunders’ death came as the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Minnesota held an event at Mall of America on Sunday. 307 more words