UPDATE: Sadly Bryce passed away on July, 23rd 2016 From the facebook page, Bryce’s Bubbling Bravery: 2 Timothy 4:7 I have fought the Good Fight, I have finished the race, I have kept my Faith. This Morning our Sweet Angel went on to be with his Heavenly Father. No moreContinue Reading

SAD UPDATE: Shahonna passed away August 17th 2016. see: https://thestoriesbetween.com/stories/shahonna-grove Born with bone marrow failure also known as aplastic anemia, I was told several months ago that the only way that I will be healed and have a chance at survival is to get a stem cell transplant,  also known as aContinue Reading

UPDATE: Sorry to report that Tonisa passed away on August 6th 2015 just 10 days after her story was posted to this site. Did you know that with ten minutes of your time, you have the potential to add hours, days, even years to the life of another human being?Continue Reading

Dr. William Dablah, Jr. UPDATE: Sadly, Dr. William Dablah, Jr. passed away on Friday May 8th 2015. ————————————————– William is a 44 year old anesthesiologist at Piedmont Newnan Hospital (Newnan, GA – southwest of Atlanta) and father of two, ages 15 and 12. He was recently diagnosed with very aggressive metastatic lymphoma.Continue Reading

UPDATE: Sad to report that Stephanie passed away on Christmas Eve December 24, 2016 Stephanie “Sophie” Campbell 47 of Roanoke VA is known for her faith in God which keeps her positive. Friends and coworkers at Wheeler Broadcasting had come accustomed to her smiling face and friendly demeanor. Some oftenContinue Reading

Sad Update: ‎ Tameia Carter passed away at 8:45 am on June 14th, 2016. My name is Tameia Carter I am a 34 year old mother of three girls (16, 9 and 1yr). I’ve always been a singer.. It’s a habit! And love to dance with my girls. After almost 3Continue Reading

UPDATE: Traneka passed away on the morning of December 31st, 2014 Traneka Davis is an aspiring television writer living in Los Angeles who was diagnosed with lymphoma in 2013. Traneka has been searching for a life‐saving bone marrow donor since late last year, so far her search has turned upContinue Reading

Kendrick L. Beavers, native Dallasite and born visionary, received the vision for The Kenny Beavers Foundation while fighting for his life.  In 2004, he was diagnosed with multiple myeloma cancer and his life would never be the same. As part of the harsh treatment to fight this disease he endured highContinue Reading

UPDATE: Sheena lost her battle on January 3rd, 2017. Since being diagnosed in 2012 she continued her studies at Perkins School of Theology at SMU and was ordained a Reverend in the C.M.E. church. She was hospitalized on December 5th and reported that the cancer came back and spread to herContinue Reading

UPDATE August 5th, 2014: Sadly, Wanda passed away August 2, 2014. she was in need of a second transplant but still did not have a perfect match on the registry. Therefore she had another partial match transplant. She was a beautiful soul who praised God even while she suffered.  Master Sergeant WandaContinue Reading

-written by Ashley Johnson, New Pittsburgh Courier Staff Writer A true beacon in every sense of the word, Dr. Rex Crawley’s passion for life and his commitment to the betterment of the community and its people always shone through. Crawley, who had been battling non-hodgkins lymphoma, lost his bout early Nov.Continue Reading

UPDATE (April 21, 2014): Sadly Kevin lost his battle to leukemia a few days ago. He will be remembered by those who love him and those he inspired. (from donorforkevin.com) – Kevin has acute leukemia and only a stem cell transplantation can save him. But it’s hard to find aContinue Reading

Archie McNealy (December 11, 1980 – December 10, 2013) Archie passed away on Tuesday morning Dec 10th 2013 due to complications from advanced leukemia. Archie McNealy was born in the Overtown projects in Miami, FL. He lost both of his parents as a young boy and was raised by his grandmother,Continue Reading

SAD NEWS Kevin passed away on June 15, 2014 (Fathers Day) at his home surrounded by his family and loved ones. His cancer returned in March and he had been going through treatment in hopes of having another bone marrow transplant. However he started experiencing complications and asked to goContinue Reading

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, Jaden lost his battle to leukemia on January 29, 2007. His father RodneyContinue Reading

Terrell Wilson, 21 from Orlando, FL sadley passed away on Christmas Morning 2009 from Leukemia. This big Orlando Majic fan received calls, visits, and gifts from Orlando Majic current and former players on his birthday while in the hospital in July. Unfortunately, he was not able to receive a lifeContinue Reading

Parish Grimes (1963 ~ 2006) Parish was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2004. She needed a transplant but was told she had no match. Determined to fight, she organized three bone marrow drives and registered at least 250 African Americans.  Sadly a match was never found for her and sheContinue Reading

De’Sha Woods, a teenager from Cottage Hills, Illinois was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia.  De’Sha enjoyed a brief time in remission after rounds of Chemotherapy and radiation but the cancer returned. The first potential donor was a perfect match. However, when it was time to give the bone marrow, theContinue Reading

Jasmina Anema – A Miracle and a Savior  6yr old Jasmina of New York City was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of leukemia on January 20th, 2009. Her doctors immediately determined her only chance for survival is a bone marrow transplant but she did not have a match.Continue Reading

Joseph Grimsley. On August 29, 2006, this thirty-five year old father of three was diagnosed with an aggressive blood and marrow disease known as Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML). Doctors told Joseph that without a bone marrow transplant he would not live another year. Family and friends began a ” fightContinue Reading

Karen Drayden 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 aContinue Reading

Dexter Randolph Dexter was a 44-year old native Houstonian.  This father of three and grandfather of two, was a diagnosed with Lymphoma. He had been a patient at M. D. Anderson, who was in immediate need of a marrow stem cell transplant.  Dexter did not have a fully compatible siblingContinue Reading

Shannon Taverez In 2009 Eleven yr old Shannon was a budding Broadway star. Four nights a week she played young Nala in The Lion King production. In 2010 she was in a hospital fighting Leukemia. A bone marrow transplant was her best chance of survival but she did not haveContinue Reading

Marvin Swimpson Sr. was an accomplished musician, songwriter, producer, arranger, and a middle school band director for 34 years. He was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in 2009. In February 2010 the disease went into remission, but unfortunately he relapsed that June and was told he needed a Stem Cell TransplantContinue Reading

Melanie, a Virginia mother of a three-year-old girl named Trist has pre-leukemia and will need a bone marrow transplant but does not have a match. If she does not find a full match by the end of the September, she will receive a bone marrow transplant with a half-match donor.Continue Reading

13 years-old Shakobe from New Orleans, LA suffered from a very rare disease called Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis shutting off his ability to produce red blood cells and platelets. He received frequent blood and platelet transfusions and was in need of a bone marrow transplant but did not have a match.  Continue Reading

Quote: “I am Kawanis Hill of West Palm Beach Florida and still reside here. But I’m 30yrs young and I have AML LEUKEMIA and just got diagnosed August 2011. I already had 3 chemo treatments an have only 1 To go and still no match for stem cell/bonemarrow transplant.  IContinue Reading

“Johnnie L. Lewis, fondly known as JL, age 25 lost his battle on July 28, 2012. He had a bone marrow/stem cell transplant on June 1 after taking high dose chemo. My son was diagnosed with Large B Cell Lymphoma on July 7, 2011. After multiple chemo treatments, the cancerContinue Reading

”I was diagnosed with MDS (Myelodysplastic Syndrome) which is a blood disorder to the bone marrow or also called “Pre-Leukemia”.   I have blood and platelet transfusions twice a week to keep me alive, chemotherapy every month, stomach sickness, migraine headaches, vomiting, loss of appetite, faint, fevers and chills often. Continue Reading

“Hello My name is Jamaya Johnson. I am 14 years i suffer from mixed-cellular hotchkins lymphoma. i have been fighting cancer for 2 years. I became sick in october 2011, I was 12 years old. by the time we discovered it i was a stage 4. it was very hard onContinue Reading