CHICAGO, Ill. -- Commercial Collection Agencies of America announced that through its initiative, Commercial Collection Agencies of America Gives Back, a portion of the proceeds of its annual conference along with individual members’ donations, have been given to the Bone Marrow & Cancer Foundation.
At the Association’s general membership meeting, CCA of A President, Pete Roth invited members to suggest charitable organizations which would benefit from a donation. Member, Warren Pinchuck suggested the Bone Marrow & Cancer Foundation, which helped his daughter, Hope. Overwhelming support for the suggestion was heard from Pinchuck’s fellow members and soon a vote passed.
The Bone Marrow & Cancer Foundation supports patients, their families and caregivers every step of the way during a cancer diagnosis or bone marrow, Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation (HCT) or cord blood transplant. Founded in 1992 BMCF is dedicated to improving the quality of life for cancer and transplant patients and their families by providing vital financial assistance, comprehensive resources, educational information, physician referrals, and emotional support programs. Guided by a medical advisory board of nationally recognized cancer specialists and working with hospitals across the United States, BMCF is the only organization of its kind that does not limit assistance to a specific disease, type of transplant or age range. BMCF@BoneMarrow.org.
In addition to BMCF, Commercial Collection Agencies of America has also been fortunate to donate a portion of the profits from previous conferences to the following organizations, amongst many others:
- 4 KIDS of South Florida
- Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
- Wounded Warrior Project
- ALS Association
- Mental Health Advocates
- Heal the Hero Foundation
- American Red Cross
- Big Dog Rescue Ranch
- Ronald McDonald House-Atlanta
- American Diabetes Association
- American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
- Blessings in a Backpack
Commercial Collection Agencies of America is an organization of commercial collection agencies, creditors’ rights attorneys and law list publishers. CCA of A is the only association in which all agency members are certified; most for over four decades. The Association offers the superior certification program in the industry. Most importantly, CCA of A it is an organization whose members know the importance of caring for others. For more information or to locate a certified commercial collection agency, please visit, www.commercialcollectionagenciesofamerica.com.