Fundraisers

To find the cure for multiple myeloma and to provide financial and other assistance to patients with multiple myeloma.

  1. Wine tastings
    • Win a $50 store gift certificate with a one dollar raffle ticket sold during all Wine Tasting Parties at Palm Beach Liquors
    • 4801 Linton Boulevard, Delray Beach
    • Follow Palm Beach Liquors on Facebook for dates and times of these events
  2. Recycling
    • With the exception of wine corks, all recycling is done through Terracycle www.terracycle.com. Sign up for the programs that interest you and raise money. When you collect enough to ship all you have to do is box everything up, download a prepaid UPS shipping label and take the box to the UPS store. Your account will be credited based on item count or shipment weight depending on the program after your shipment is received by Terracycle. The amounts credited to your account can be disbursed to not-for-profit organizations. You can select the myeloma organizations(s) that you want to support. The Boca Raton Multiple Myeloma Support Group is currently enrolled in the following programs
  3. Oral Care Product Recycling Program– sponsored by Colgate. This program generates two cents per item shipped as follows:
    • All brands of used or unused
    • Toothpaste tubes and caps
    • The cardboard box the toothpaste comes in
    • Toothbrushes
    • Toothbrush outer packaging
    • Dental floss containers
  4. Corks For The Cure
    • Wine, champagne and Patron tequila corks are sold on ebay and 100% of the sale amount is sent directly by ebay to the International Myeloma Foundation
  5. Personal and Beauty Care Product Recycling Program -  sponsored by Garnier. This program generates 2 cents per item shipped as follows:
    • All brands of used or unused
    • Hair care product packaging such as
      • Shampoo caps, conditioner caps, hair gel tubes and caps, hair spray triggers, and hair paste caps
    • Skin care packaging such as
      • lip balm tubes and caps, soap dispensers and tubes, body wash caps, lotion dispensers and caps
    • Cosmetic packaging and containers such as
      • Lipstick cases, lip gloss tubes, mascara tubes, eye shadow cases, bronzer cases, foundation packaging, powder cases, eyeliner cases, eyeliner pencils, eye shadow tubes, concealer tubes, concealer sticks, and lip liner pencils.
  6. Razor Recycling Program - sponsored by Gillette and Venus.  This program generates one dollar per pound of the following products shipped:
    • All brands of used or unused non-electric
    • blades and razors
    • systems
    • disposable razors
    • replaceable-blade cartridge units
    • blade cartridges
    • rigid plastic inner and outer packaging
    • flexible plastic bag packaging
    • For my safety, please put all razors and blades in a separate bag
  7. Air Care and Air Freshener Recycling Program sponsored by Febreze .  This program generates one dollar per pound of the following products shipped:
    • All brands of used or unused aerosol and non-aerosol
    • air freshener cartridges and plug-ins
    • packaging and flexible film packaging
    • trigger heads
  8. Arm & Hammer and Oxiclean Plastic Pouch Recycling Program - This program is Brand Specific and generates per pound of the following products shipped:
    • ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda pouches
    • ARM & HAMMER™ Power Paks Laundry Detergent pouches
    • OXICLEAN™ Laundry Detergent Paks pouches
    • OXICLEAN™ 2in1 Stain Fighter Power Paks pouches
    • OXICLEAN™ White Revive Laundry Stain Remover Power Paks pouches
  9. Plastic Cup Recycling Program sponsored by Solo Cup. This program pays two cents per plastic cup shipped
    • All brands of used or unused
    • Plastic cups with the number 6 recycle stamp.
    • If you are not sure bring the cup and we will sort it

These specific recycling programs may be closed to new entrants. If the programs are closed, please still collect these items.  Theses items may dropped off at

Palm Beach Liquors ( NE corner of Linton Blvd and Military Trail)

4801 Linton Blvd.

Delray Beach, FL

 

Simply tell the person behind the counter that it is for multiple myeloma. The items will be picked up daily

Boca Raton Multiple Myeloma Support Group meetings

James Rutherford Community Center
Located in Patch Reef Park
2000 Yamato Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33431

Our meetings are on the first Monday of each month from 6:30 to 8:30 PM with an occasional date change. To confirm the date and time of a meeting, email

Dawn Toimil dawntoimil@gmail.com orSteve Weinstein s3goalie@gmail.com

 

Nova Southeastern University
3200 South University Drive
Davie, Florida

There are collection boxes in

The lobby of the Health Professions Division Assembly Building across from the Steele Auditorium and

In the lobby of the University offices located in University Park Plaza at

3404 South University Drive

Please have everyone you know collect these items.