BENEFITING: The Icla da Silva Foundation, Inc.
EVENT DATE: Jan 19, 2016
I am turning 40 on January 19 and the best gift that I could hope for would be to help blood cancer patients to celebrate more of theirs. To do so, I am raising, with your help, $4,000 towards the patient support services of the Icla da Silva Foundation.
The Icla da Silva Foundation, in addition to helping families find a compatible marrow donor, it also provides financial grants to patients and their families. These grants have assisted in covering uninsured costs, included but not limited to, insurance co-pays, transportation, rent, food, birthday wishes and Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA) typing expenses.
As you know, my family and I received the support of so many when my sister Icla needed help. In the past 24 years, I have been blessed to help so many patients in need of bone marrow transplant through the Icla da Silva Foundation.
If each one of my dear friends give $5, $10, $50, $100, $500, etc. in celebration of my 40th birthday to the foundation, more patients will receive the so needed financial assistance.
I am truly thankful for anything you give and, most of all, for your friendship, kindness and love over some or all of these forty years.