Summer is one of the most exciting times for a kid.  Summer means swimming pools, the ice cream man, hanging out with friends, and enjoying just being a kid.  For 11-year old Micah Johnson, his over the summer break story will be much different.  For Micah, his summer has consistedContinue Reading

“I would have never thought it would be me,” says Shreveport native Andre Clark, about his recent cancer diagnosis.  Since his days of playing sports at Huntington High School, to keeping up with his four kids, Andre has always been active and healthy until he was diagnosed with Acute MyelogenousContinue Reading

Judge Carl Fox has led an active and interesting life: In 1984, he was appointed the first black District Attorney in North Carolina. In 2005, he became Senior Superior Court Judge and holds the position to this day. He’s also well-known for baking delicious cheesecakes and giving them away to people!Continue Reading

Patrick is a young man with big dreams. In 2009, after beating blood cancer as a teenager, he combined his love of design with his experience as a patient to create clothing specifically suited for the needs of cancer patients. In March, 2015, Patrick learned that he had developed a rareContinue Reading

Darrell Collins  loves art and music, telling jokes, and playing Xbox. He was diagnosed with Aplastic Anemia at age 7 in July 2010. Doctors have determined Darrell needs a bone marrow transplant to survive. His mother Chaklan Lacy says they have been searching for a donor for five years but have not found one becauseContinue Reading

GREAT NEWS: (July 1st, 2016). After more than three years of searching Lonnie recently received notification that a match was found outside of the United States. He is Scheduled to be admitted to the City of Hope Hospital on July 19th, 2016 for eight days of Chemotherapy and then aContinue Reading

Six year old Josh is like most of the children his age. However Josh was born with the hereditary disease sickle cell anemia which caused him to have a severe stroke when he was only 20 months old. That stroke left him with weakness on the right side of his body.Continue Reading

Mary was only weeks old when she became Taber and Burke Bingham’s foster child. As Mary grew, the Binghams became attached and adopted her at 18 months old. Only hours before they adopted her, they learned that she had an aggressive form of Leukemia called acute myeloid leukemia (AML). MaryContinue Reading

Huntar is a young energetic and creative 10 year old from New Jersey. She likes yoga, technology, loves to read, and excels at arts and crafts. A special treat for Huntar is a trip to Cold Stone Ice Cream. In October 2013 she was diagnosed with a platelet deficiency knownContinue Reading

Malena Brown was diagnosed in May 2013 with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) nearly two years to the day that her dad (a Dallas Cowboys running back coach) had surgery for colon cancer. Like any 15 year old, Malena loves playing sports, hanging out with her friends and spending time with herContinue Reading

Dimitrius Wilson Fifteen year old Dimitrius Wilson is an energetic 9th grader from Long Island New York. This extremely gifted young man is a basketball, baseball, and track athlete as well as an outstanding student excelling in technology and science.   After experiencing persistent strep throat and pain in hisContinue Reading

Loyd Jones (LJ), LJ, age 10 is the first child ever diagnosed with Hyper-Eosiniphilic Syndrome. LJ’s illness is one of the rarest forms of cancer.  In fact he is the first child ever diagnosed with this disease.  All others have been adults.   LJ is African-American, Native American, and Latino.Continue Reading

Nyiah Young Nyiah, born November 6, 2005, was diagnosed with Sickle Cell Anemia. In August of 2009, Nyiah suffered a stroke that affected both sides of her brain and left her with some residual paralysis.  She was treated and diagnosed with Moya Moya Disease a thinning and separation of theContinue Reading

Daylen is from Fort Worth, TX has sickle cell anemia and has been admitted to the hospital 11 times in the first 18 months of his life. He is now 5yrs old and doctors have determined that he needs a bone marrow transplant.  Because he does not have a matching siblingContinue Reading

Robert D’Paul Ward Seventh grader Robert D’Paul Ward is in need of a bone marrow transplant to cure sickle cell anemia. Like an everyday 12 year old Robert likes basketball and hanging at the mall with his friends in his hometown of Fort Wayne Indiana. Although he has to receiveContinue Reading

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 forContinue Reading

17-year-old Taylor John has severe sickle cell disease; her best hope for a cure is a marrow transplant. Like 70 percent of patients, Taylor does not have a matching donor in her family. A self described “huge Harry Potter fan”, Taylor likens her battle to the same theme where Potter and his friendsContinue Reading

Ashalond Daniel aka Mela, 29 of Mississippi, was diagnosed with Severe Aplastic Anemia In in April 2009 , a rare bone marrow disease. The Univ of Mississippi graduate is currently in need of a Bone Marrow Donor. Presently there are no matches in the Be The Match Registry(sm) . In the comingContinue Reading