Dominican Republic – Celebration of Life/Tribute wall

I want to share that on saturday October 17th I was present at the Celebration of Life/CML awareness event in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The way the patient group did the tribute wall is as follow: – I had copies of the handouts translated into spanish and were provided at the entrance with a flyer […]

6th Max’s Birthday in Manila

Many of you have probably heard about the devastating floods we had in the country about 3 weeks ago which has affected many families including some of our patients. However, this tragic incident did not get in the way on the patients to celebrate life on the occasion of Max’s birthday. Proudly, last October 19th […]

A Party in the Sky

Yesterday, on October 19th, the small but highly motivated TMF global team, set off to honor our patient group friends as well as Max by releasing 41 balloons, one for each celebration of life and one for Max. The day started quite gray and cold. We went to a beautiful location at a beach a […]

CELEBRATION OF LIFE 2009 – KERALA Each of us is blessed differently. This thought flashed through my mind as I celebrated Max’s Birthday with Special Children at Shilpa School for Mentally Challenged Children – Palluruthy, Kochi. All of them have smiles on their faces which stay put through the day. Are they truly less fortunate? […]


UNOP, PEDIATRIC HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN WITH CANCER On Saturday we had the Celebration of Life for the third year at UNOP, which is a local hospital for children with cancer. Asopaleu organized this celebration and they bring gifts, food and entertainment for this beautiful children. Asopaleu wanted to share this celebration giving something back to […]


This was a very difficult month for everybody in AMELEG (the local patients group); because Karina, a member of the board passed away at the end of September, she was a very important member of the group. The Celebration of life started with a conference about the meaning of dead; by Tech Palewi (“Ill walk […]

Second event of Celebration of Life in Karachi, Pakistan

Second event of Celebration of Life in Karachi, Pakistan Friday, October 16, 2009. Karachi is the largest city of Pakistan. The former capital of Pakistan, it is now the capital of Sindh province. With a population of 2.5 million, it is the 3rd largest city of the world by population. You find in this metropolis […]

Venezuelan Congress of Hematology

Last friday TMF had presence in the Venezuelan Congress of Hematology, in Margarita Island celebrated from October 2nd-October 5th. We received almost 500 participants (physicians, nurses, labs and NGO’s) from Latinamerica and Spain.We share stand with Asaphe, we were very privileged because we were set in a room with air conditioner, the rest of the […]

The Colors of Hope Gallery is LIVE!

I am pleased to announce that our Colors of Hope Gallery is now OPEN for viewing!!! The “Enter the Colors of Hope” icon on the left side of TMF’s website will take you there. Also, we posted a story about the gallery with a live link. The CML Awareness story will soon contain a live […]

Celebration of Life 2009 gets started in India

Patna Celebration of Life Meet 10th Oct 2009 The unquestioning acceptance in a four year old of his diagnosis , the love and happiness he has in his eyes and sweet lips for a total stranger who met him for the first time today ( yes , me) ! I maximised my life while he […]

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