By Jennifer Ahlstrom | Posted - Oct 31st, 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!

Share-on-Twitter-ButtonHere'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.  Takeda-300x100
 
Jennifer Ahlstrom
About the Author

Jennifer Ahlstrom - 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, HealthTree and the CrowdCare Foundation.

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