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Share Your Story

Your stories are what motivates our community every day!

Our mission is to save lives by recruiting bone marrow donors and providing support services to children and adults with leukemia and other diseases treatable by marrow transplants. The Icla da Silva Foundation was established in 1992, in memory of the 13-year-old Brazilian girl named Icla da Silva. After two years of fighting leukemia, Icla passed away in New York City, where she came hoping to get her life saving treatment: a bone marrow transplant. The young girl never found a matching donor.

We know what it means to have a loved one suffering from a critical medical condition, so we take to our hearts the mission of supporting our patients and their families.

Please share your story with us.

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