donors and recipients
Why donate?
There is no reward
other than the
personal satisfaction
of giving another
person the greatest
gift of all, the
 living gift of life.



Our Mission
Our History
Be A Donor
Get Involved!
Upcoming Recruitment Drives
Donor / Recipient Stories
Golf Tournament
Awards Banquet



Make a donation to BIC!

Give the Gift of Life

Because I Care (BIC) is a volunteer recruitment group,
based in Longview, TX, which supports the BE THE MATCH Registry for marrow donors. We conduct recruitment drives at health fairs, businesses, churches, medical facilities, schools, and colleges in northeast Texas. Since 1990, BIC has added more than 20,000 potential donors to the BE THE MATCH Registry. Dozens of those recruits have become donors, offering the "Gift of Life" to patients in need of life saving transplants.

Our Annual Awards Banquet,
will be Friday, October 23, 2015

Our annual Golf Tournament will be
Friday, June 12, 2015 at Wood Hollow Golf Course
 in Longview, Texas.

Check out pictures from last year!


Wednesday, April 22
Marshall, TX

Wednesday, May 6

Oakland Heights Baptist Church
Longview, TX

Friday, May 15
Wood Hollow Golf Club
Longview, TX

Thursday, May 21
Gladewater High School
Gladewater, TX

Listen to John Secord singing
    "Because I Care" - a song he wrote  
     especially for the organization.



Because I Care is a
nonprofit organization
and is a United Way
& United Fund Agency.


Because I Care is in support of:

1-800-MARROW-2   (800-627-7692)

Because I Care
P.O. Box 6525
Longview, TX 75608


  2009 Because I Care
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