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Five Ways You Can Help Leukemia Charities and Other Cancer Related Organizations Fight Cancer

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					Five Ways You Can Help Leukemia Charities and Other Cancer Related
Organizations Fight Cancer
When it comes to helping others affected by leukemia, you can do many
things that don't involve donating money from your own pocket. Let's face
it, some of us just don't have much money to donate. But don't let that
deter you from helping when you desire to do so.
Here are a few ideas you can use to help leukemia charities and touch
those who are affected by the disease.
1. Donate To Leukemia Charities For Research - The Leukemia and Lymphoma
Society and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital are two places that you
can donate money that you raise with fund raisers. It will take time and
organizational skills on your part to have a successful fund raiser but
the results are worth the effort. A few fund raiser ideas are:
bake sale

spaghetti dinner

sandwich sale

yard / garage sale

raffles

beaded bracelets (children will enjoy taking part)

craft sale

2. Donate Blood and/or platelets - Cancer patients undergo blood and
platelet transfusions due to
the effects of chemotherapy. Donating your blood and/or platelets is a
priceless gift you can give that only requires a little time.
3. Donate Hair - If your hair is long enough you can get it cut and
donate it to organizations that
make wigs for cancer patients that have lost their hair due to
chemotherapy. Hair loss can have
an emotional effect on cancer patients and having a wig made of real hair
can help make them
feel better about their appearance.
4. Relay For Life - This is an event organized by the American Cancer
Society. You can form
a team and help raise money through fund raising. Participating in the
event will also show
your support for those affected by cancer. Fund raising and forming a
team will again take time
and organizational skills.
5. Send Cards - Another way to touch the lives of people affected by
cancer is by sending cards
to lift their spirits. There are organizations that provide the contact
information to do so.
These are just a few ideas of ways you can help those affected by cancer.
For more ways you can help please visit http://www.leukemia-
cure.com/leukemia-charities.html.
Britt Estep is the owner and webmaster of http://www.leukemia-cure.com
Since her son's leukemia diagnosis in August 2007 she has been devoted to
finding a leukemia cure and helping others who are affected by the
disease.

				
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