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Icla da Silva Foundation Recognizes 23 Marrow Donors in Orlando, Florida

On February 22, 2020, the Icla da Silva Foundation brought our Mix & Match luncheon to Orlando, Florida for the first time. 

The Mix & Match events bring together cancer survivors, current patients in search of a match, and donors who have saved lives with a stem cell or bone marrow transplant. Our guests share stories, make new friends and talk about ways to support our mission of saving lives.

We were honored to host 106 attendees in Orlando and we were grateful for the opportunity to recognize 23 marrow donors. These donors joined the registry and said “yes” when they received a call telling them that they matched a patient in need.

Every single one of them should be proud they had the faith and courage to save a life.

We will be showcasing “quotes” from some of the attendees on our social pages in the upcoming weeks.

Of course, we are also extremely thankful to Be The Match for providing their support and ensuring a successful luncheon.

We look forward to holding more Mix & Match events in a city near you.

Are you interested in working with us? We are always looking for future fundraisers, recruitment drive hosts, and volunteers. Click the link below to review different ways you can Get Involved. Sometimes it’s as simple as making introductions and allowing us to leverage your contacts to reach more people who may be interested in saving lives.

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Thanks for reading. Together we will save more lives.

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How You Can Help Save This Little Boy’s Life – Modern Wellness Guide

Alfredo Diaz is suffering from an extremely rare disease. A blood stem cell transplant, from a genetically matched donor is his only hope for a cure.

His mom, Natalia Torres, is confident that a matching donor will be found. “There’s one out there, we just have to find him or her.”

We are searching for Alfredo and his family…you can help us by joining the registry and sharing Alfredo’s story.


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