Bruno: 1, Leukemia:0
Nov 23rd, 2016
In 2009, Bruno was living the normal life of a 9-year-old in Texas.
Oh, What a Night!
The Icla da Silva Foundation celebrated its annual Hope Gala
Last year, Victor's mother, Ana, noticed that her son's health was failing.
Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday!
Have you got the giving spirit? Join #GivingNewDays!
Why is September Special?
Sep 8th, 2016
The Numbers are In!
What’s the issue? Every year, 13,000 Americans need a bone-marrow transplant from someone
Happy 5 Years, Miabelle!
People celebrate birthdays, half-birthdays, anniversaries, even monthaverseries but very few celebrate a re-birthday. It’s been five years
Matchmaker 5K Run/Walk - Boston
Sep 18th, 2016
Join us for the first ever Matchmaker 5K Run/Walk in Boston! This fun-filled family-friendly day is for all ages and abilities. Enjoy views of the Chestnut Hill Reservoir while supporting patients with diseases like leukemia, lymphoma, and other disesa
New York Matchmaker 5K Results 2016
May 23rd, 2016
We at The Icla da Silva Foundation want to say a big Thank You to all who came out to run, walk, stretch, and dance with us at our 6th Annual Matchmaker 5K Run/Walk. An extra special Thank You goes to all of&
San Diego Matchmaker 5K Run/Walk
May 12th, 2016
This April the Icla da Silva Foundation hosted its second annual San Diego Matchmaker 5K Run/Walk. Over 130 participants enjoyed the perfect weather READ MORE >>
Emotional Meeting Between Patient and Her Marrow
Last Thursday, May 5th, Laura Rodriguez from Fort Lauderdale, FL met for the very first time the person who saved her life, her bone marrow donor
Donor Search for Kaitlyn Peters
On April 9, in the seaside town of Long Beach, NY, the community rallied around one of their own, Kaitlyn Peters, an eight-year-old native, who was diagnosed READ MORE =>>
Marrow Recruiter Donates Bone Marrow
“I love her and I don't even know her."
It’s been six months since Kristel Rodriguez donated her bone marrow to a patient suffering from Leukemia, but she still thinks READ MORE >>
Bone Marrow Foundation Hosts 5 K Run/Walk
Mar 30th, 2016
Icla Da Silva was a 13-year-old Brazilian girl who lost her fight with leukemia. Her older brother Airam wanted to do something to try to make Icla’s fate
The Matchmaker 5K Walk+Run
Apr 21st, 2015
In March, the Icla da Silva Foundation held two Be the Match 5K Walk/Run: Miami, FL (3/14) and San Diego, CA (3/21). READ MORE >>
Running Saves Lives
Apr 9th, 2015
On March 15, 2015, Andrew MacDonnell embarked on a 13-mile journey as part of the 2015 United Airlines NYC Half Marathon. READ MORE >>
Help Save Aksel
Aksel is a strong, sweet, dynamic and charming 3 year-old child who loves to dance and jump and play. His favorite hobby is to play in the rain. READ MORE >>
Renewed Hope for Baby Ava
Apr 15th, 2015
It’s not often where someone can say they saved someone’s life, but that is exactly what an anonymous marrow donor did for Baby Ava! READ MORE >>
Philadelphia woman meets the donor who saved her life
Nov 20th, 2014
A Philadelphia woman is likely to enjoy many more Thanksgivings following a successful bone marrow transplant. READ MORE >>
2014 Hope Gala a Great Success!
Nov 10th, 2014
Wednesday, October 15th was a special evening for The Icla da Silva Foundation. Hundreds of friends gathered at our Hope Gala to celebrate... READ MORE
Baby seeks miracle: Family holds bone marrow drive in Cliffside Park
May 20th, 2014
CLIFFSIDE PARK - Sofia Gonzalez is a precious, four-month-old baby. She is beautiful and strong...and in the fight of her life. READ MORE
A Man of Many Uniforms Leaves Behind a Legacy of Service
Apr 30th, 2014
Behind his adventurous spirit you never would have known that Robert C. Lohnes was sick. He dedicated his life to serving others READ MORE
A Beloved Leader's Legacy Offers Hope to Patients Searching for a Cure
Apr 11th, 2014
In 2009, Marlon Layne was diagnosed with Lymphoma, yet it was impossible to notice. Hidden behind his handsome face and contagious smile READ MORE
Bone Marrow Drive hosted by Masuk grad set for Saturday
Feb 21st, 2014
On Saturday, Feb. 22, join the family, friends and parishioners of St. Jude Church, in partnership with The Icla da Silva Foundation, at a bone marrow drive... READ MORE
When Karma Calls You On The Phone: Hello, We Need Your Bone Marrow, Please
Feb 14th, 2014
By: Kala Maxym, Special to Everyday Health I’ve had my life saved twice by strangers: once when I was 10 and was swept underwater READ MORE...
One Woman’s Personal Battle To Find Latino Bone Marrow Donors
Jan 12th, 2014
“I’ve been helping people all my life,” she said, so it is nice to see the reaction from the community rallying around her now. READ MORE
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