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On today’s “Be The Change” segment we’ll hear about a Texas family that was inspired, and then empowered to Help, with a capital H. Taking on themselves the task of helping those affected by major disasters. At the heart of this story is a company you can use as a platform for charitable giving, social responsibility and personal fulfillment, all while supporting your own entrepreneurship

The PartyLite tradition of making the world’s finest candles dates back more than a century to one woman and one candle in the heart of New England, where American candle-making has its roots. In 1909, a schoolteacher named Mabel Baker began making bayberry candles in her Cape Cod kitchen. Soon she was producing the finest candles in New England. From those sweet, fragrant beginnings emerged a company that, in 1973, introduced a new concept and a new brand called PartyLite. Based in Plymouth, MA, today the company is the world’s #1 party plan company selling candles, candle holders, flameless fragrance and wax warmers, as well as holiday and home décor in 21 different countries.

Clinical trials are an opportunity for patients to receive promising new therapies, but they can be difficult to navigate. Learn how The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Clinical Trial Support Center is helping guide patients.

There are approximately 7,000 known rare diseases, but only 5% of them have an approved treatment. Learn how early intervention, proper management strategies, and clinical trials are key for rare disease patients. 

Friedreich’s Ataxia is a progressive and debilitating neurological disorder. It's important to recognize symptoms and obtain an early diagnosis to properly manage the condition.

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