Talented six year old Luis Danvers from Queens, NY. He learned to read at age one and wants to be a dancer when he grows up. In September 2009, Luis experienced aches, pains, and had unexplained fevers. He was diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL). Luis was treated with chemotherapy for 3 1/2 years. His mother Sharon Turnage left her job and started the Luis Danvers Leukemia Fund to help him. She has worked tirelessly to bring awareness and to register as many donors as possible in the New York area and beyond.
Watch this short story of a loving brother who tries to become a stem cell donor for his sister in hopes of saving her life. Watch as he goes through the actual donation process.
- Jaden Hilton (2003-2007)3yr old Jaden of New Jersey needed a marrow transplant to survive Leukemia. Unfortunately, his brother was not a match for him. Due to the lack of donors within the bone marrow donor pool... (read more)
- Karen Drayden (r.i.p.)Karen from Dallas Texas, was a 25 year veteran of the United States Postal Service. In early 2009 she was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia. After initial chemotherapy and a relapse, it was determined that her best chances of survival would be a bone marrow transplant. With out a matching sibling... (read more)