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Blacksburg Area Volunteers Against Leukemia


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On this page we will provide links to information about our organization, related topics, or sources that simply provide entertainment.

Related Organizations

Light The Night is An annual walk to raise funds and to show support for thoese suffering from blood related cancers.

SWVA Light The Night

The Marrow Foundation promotes the increase of registered donors. It also helps fund patients satellite costs for having a bone marrow transplant

The Marrow Foundation

The Bone Marrow Foundation helps patients with their satellite costs for transplant at over 60 hospitals.

The American Bone Marrow foundation tries to provide educational and emotional support for people going through transplants. In some cases they also aide patients financially.

The American Bone Marrow Foundation

The Mia Hamm Foundation Promotes public awareness of the need for donors. Mia's brother died of aplastic anemia.

Mia Hamm Foundation

Jeff Gordon Foundation Supports The LLS, the Marrow Foundation and Rick Hendrick's Marrow Program.

Jeff Gordon Foundation

Related organizations

Rick Hendricks Motorsports Marrow Program helps fund donor drives and also helps patients with satellite costs.Rick is currently in remission of Leukemia.

HMS Racing Marrow Donor Program

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is the organization for research grants into blood related cancers. They also fund many patient support programs.

The Leukemia and Lymphoma society

The National Marrow Donor Program is the home page of the national registry of unrelated donors.

NMDP home page

Team in Training is one of The LLS's main fundraisers. To get in shape, or to run a marathon, look here.


NRV TNT Home page

Fun pages of events we've done with pictures

Blacksburg Stakes: simulated horse racing and silent auction

Blacksburg Stakes

Steppin' out: we had a Jimmy Buffet theme and sold paraphenalia in that vein. It was The Jimmy Buffet Marathon!

Steppin' out 2001

Light The Night: 2001! We had a team of 9 members walk and raised over $1400 for patient programs and research.

Light The Night and BAVAL

Easter egg/hunt/raffle-our most successful event of the year in terms of gross. This is due to the very little overhead involved with the event.

Easter egg hunt/raffle

Let us know if there are any web sites that you enjoy and we'll consider including them on this page!