Chicago, Ill. — American Commercial Collection Agencies through its initiative, Commercial Collection Agencies of America Gives BackA portion of its annual conference proceeds are given to the Bone Marrow and Cancer Foundation, along with donations from individual members.
At the association’s general membership meeting, CCA of A President Pete Roth invited members to suggest charities that would benefit from the donation. Member, Warren Pinchuck suggested the Bone Marrow and Cancer Foundation, which helped his daughter Hope. Overwhelming support for the suggestion was heard from Pinchak’s fellow members and soon the vote was passed.
The Bone Marrow and Cancer Foundation supports patients, their families and caregivers at every stage 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 that does not limit assistance to a specific disease, transplant type or age range. [email protected]
In addition to BMCF, Commercial Collection Agencies of America has also been fortunate enough to donate a portion of the proceeds from past conferences to the following organizations.
- 4 children from South Florida
- Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
- The 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
- Backpack Blessings
The Commercial Collection Agencies of America is an association of commercial collection agencies, debtors’ rights advocates, and legal directory publishers. CCA of A is the only association that certifies all agency members; More than four decades. The association offers the highest certification program in the industry. Most importantly, A’s CCA organization is one where members know the importance of caring for others. For more information or to locate a certified commercial collection agency, please visit, www.commercialcollectionagenciesofamerica.com.