Past Events

A Conversation with Authors
Suleika Jaouad and Elizabeth Lesser

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

12:30 PM

Join Co-Chairs Peggy Bitler, Aimee Eberle, and Claudia Overstrom for a virtual conversation led by bestselling author Elizabeth Lesser about Suleika Jaouad’s first book, the instant New York Times bestselling memoir, Between Two Kingdoms.

We will also hear from President & CEO Christina Merrill about the BMCF’s vital programs and the support they have been providing patients and their families for over 29 years. During this vibrant, uplifting, and compelling hour-long virtual conversation, Suleika and Elizabeth will each draw on their personal experiences in telling their powerful stories.

Proceeds will support cancer and transplant patients and their families who are facing heightened challenges during these unprecedented times. With your generosity, BMCF can continue to Be a Lifeline™.

For more information, please call 212-838-3029 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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2021 NYC Marathon

Sunday, November 7, 2021

Run with us in the 2021 TCS New York City Marathon!

Spring Social for Young Professionals

Saturday, May 21, 2022

12:00 Noon

Join us for cocktails, brunch and music overlooking NYC.

2022 Champions for Charity
Holiday Shopping Benefit

Thursday, December 1, 2022 through Saturday, December 3, 2022

Manhasset, New York

Support the Bone Marrow & Cancer Foundation while doing your holiday shopping!

Inaugural Conversation & Luncheon

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

11:00 AM

New York City

The Bone Marrow & Cancer Foundation hosted its inaugural Conversation and Luncheon with bestselling author and co-founder of the Omega Institute, Elizabeth Lesser. Elizabeth joined us for a conversation about her latest book, Marrow: Love, Loss & What Matters Most. We were thankful for those who joined us for what was a compelling discussion about what it really means to love – honestly, generously, and authentically.

2018 Thanksgiving Holiday Dance

Saturday, November 17, 2018

From 7:30 PM to 11:30 PM

The Dance is a long-standing tradition for NYC private schools and boarding schools and is made up of sophomore and freshmen students. This black tie evening at 583 Park in New York City consists of dinner, dancing, a photo booth and more.

2021 Fall Ball

Friday, October 29, 2021

From 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

New York City

The fifth annual Fall Ball will be held on October 29 at 583 Park Avenue. This special event is for 7th and 8th graders from NYC and metropolitan area schools. The evening will consist of dinner, dancing, a photo booth and more. Attire is jacket and tie and party dresses and tickets will be issued on a first come-first serve basis. Proceeds from this fun party support the BMCF’s Lifeline Fund.

For more information about this event, please call 212-223-0515 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Rescheduled 64th Annual Gold & Silver Ball

Saturday, June 18, 2022

This special evening is a black tie event consisting of dinner, dancing, a photo booth and more.

It has been rescheduled from it's original November date, when it was cancelled due to Covid. All 2021 ticket and sponsor purchases will
be honored at the rescheduled event.


2023 Gold & Silver 2.0

Thursday, October 26, 2023

The First Annual Gold & Silver 2.0 is modeled after our historic Gold & Silver ball for high school students. This evening at the exclusive Tribeca Rooftop, known for its stunning views of the Manhattan Skyline, will include drinks, buffet and dancing to the tunes of DJ Kyle Wellner..

2018 Christmas Spectacular

Friday, November 30, 2018

5:30 pm Holiday Dinner & Buffet Dinner

7:30 pm Performance of Radio City Music Hall’s Christmas Spectacular

Festive Holiday Attire

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