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Cole Morley suffered from Childhood Cancer

Can You Help End Childhood Cancer?

September 26, 2018 at 12:10 pm
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Every year, 15,780 children in the United States are diagnosed with cancer. In fact, according to Children’s Cancer Research Fund, each day, 43 families in the United States will hear that their child has cancer. That’s why we observe September...


Kelvin Yu blood recipient

Kelvin Yu — His Second Life

August 10, 2017 at 4:32 pm
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Kelvin Yu thought it was just an ordinary day. He went to his job as a Project Manager at Kaiser Engineers, left his office, and set out for a lunchtime walk around Lake Merritt. He had no idea that within...


Austin in treatment

Austin, Brave and Strong

September 21, 2016 at 4:17 pm
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As girls growing up in Menlo Park, Betsy McBride and her sister used to accompany their father when he donated blood at Stanford Blood Center (SBC). Betsy took the habit to heart, continuing to donate for SBC when she could....