• Multiple Myeloma News
    • Myeloma Crowd Research Initiative
    • Oct 31, 2015

    MCRI Day 6 Challenge: No tricks, just TREAT Your Cancer Caregiver Today


Treat your cancer caregiver today! Share your treat on Social Media with #discovermyeloma #curemyeloma. We receive $1 per share from our corporate sponsors that will be donated to myeloma research, but only if you include these hashtags when you post!

Here’s what you can share on your Facebook timeline: (Just copy and paste it!) Day 6 Challenge (Happy Halloween!): TREAT a cancer caregiver today then share what you did on social media with the tags below. Each share raises $1 towards new myeloma research! https://bit.ly/1XCrrgi #discovermyeloma #curemyeloma

Caregivers give their all to help patients through tough cancer treatments. Take some time out this weekend to care for a cancer caregiver. Here are some ideas you can do to make their Halloween the happiest ever! After you’re done, take a photo and share it on social media with the hashtags #discovermyeloma #curemyeloma!

  • Take them to lunch
  • Gift them a spa gift certificate
  • Go on a date night – your treat!
  • Write a personal thank you letter
  • Cook them dinner
  • Bake them cookies
  • Give them a pair of slippers, bath salts and a good book
  • Take them out for ice cream
  • Write them a letter of gratitude
  • Or your idea!

November is National Caregiver Appreciation Month. If you’d like to nominate your caregiver for the MMORE Cares for Caregivers campaign,  email allison@mmore.org.

Yesterday’s Results and Winners

Thank you Day 5 supporters! Together we raised $11,700 for multiple myeloma research to date!

MC-Cooler-BagCongratulations to Jan Butzer, Sheri Baker, Christine McGown Hodge, Ken Hannon, Tanja Mead and Suzanne Robinson Ray who won today’s MCRI challenge prize!

They win a Myeloma Crowd Cooler Bag (to store all that leftover candy). Thanks for keeping us on track to spread myeloma awareness and the power to #discovermyeloma and #curemyeloma!


Missed the First Few Challenges? It’s Not Too Late!

Help us spread awareness about multiple myeloma by doing the challenges every day.
Day 1 – Learn about Multiple Myeloma
Day 2 – Learn Why Your Myeloma Genetics are Important
Day 3 – Become Your Best Cancer Care Advocate
Day 4 – Music Can Heal. Share Your Favorite Feel-Good Song for the Cancer Community
Day 5 – Say Thank You to Those Making Life Easier for Myeloma Patients

or Register to learn about all 12 challenges!

Thanks to our 12-Day Challenge sponsor, Takeda Oncology. 


About Author

Jenny A

Myeloma survivor, patient advocate, wife, mom of 6. Believer that patients can help accelerate a cure by weighing in and participating in clinical trials. Founder of Myeloma Crowd, Myeloma Crowd Radio and the CrowdCare Foundation.

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