Simple and effective personal fundraising –
an easy way for patients and their family, friends,
and community to raise money.

Raise Money
for medical care
and necessities

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Get Hands-On Help
with day-to-day

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Share Stories
of treatment
and recovery

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Simple and effective personal fundraising

  • A quick and easy way to reach out for financial support from family and friends
  • Give your social network a powerful way to raise money on your behalf!
  • All Carelines contributions are tax-deductible and do not affect your medical insurance or other benefits

A calendar to organize the help you need.

  • Reach out for help with practical tasks such as meal preparation, child care, transportation, and other errands.
  • Supportive community members can easily utilize the calendar to volunteer for specific tasks.
  • Everything you need to schedule and manage help with day-to-day tasks.

A "personal blog" to keep everyone up to date

  • A flexible online journal you can use to share updates about your treatment and recovery.
  • Journal can include photos and videos.
  • Rally support from family and friends around the world, who can respond with messages of support and encouragement.


  • Anyone with a cancer diagnosis or receiving a bone marrow, Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation (HCT) or cord blood transplant can easily create a Carelines page for free.
  • Create a Carelines page for yourself or a loved one.
  • You don't have to use all the Carelines features – but the more you reach out, the more support you'll get!
  • With one click you can easily share your Carelines page on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, or by email.
  • The BMCF's Carelines team provides personal one-to-one guidance to help every step of the way, from setting up your page to tips on how to spread the word.


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Set up your free Carelines page today
and get the support you need.

Comparing Carelines to GoFundMe

Crowdfunding is a very effective way for cancer and transplant patients to raise needed funds. While other platforms, including GoFundMe make that possible, only Carelines has been designed specifically for cancer and transplant patients and families.

The chart below comparing Carelines with GoFundMe illustrates how the Bone Marrow and Cancer Foundation’s non-profit status has important benefits both for you and your supporters. Plus Carelines offers support and features that GoFundMe does not match.


  carelines logo gofundme logo
Donations are tax-deductible for supporters   Yes! No
Option for employers to match donations Yes! No
Donations are tax-free for patients and families Yes! No
Disability qualification unaffected by donations Yes! No
Personalized support
and guidance
for every patient/family
Yes! No
Additional Features:

Direct messaging between supporters and patients

Journaling to help keep supporters up-to-date

Volunteer calendar to get help with day-to-day needs
Yes! No
Fee 2.9%
plus 30¢ per transaction
plus 30¢ per transaction




Set up your free Carelines page today
and get the support you need.

“Words are not sufficient enough to thank you for your financial support during my treatment for leukemia. Your assistance helped ease my mind so that my body could recover from this illness. My sincere appreciation to each and every one.”