Players Raise Funds for Teammate's Mother

March 10, 2009

A soccer team of 5th graders in Washington rallied together when they found out the mother of one of their teammate's was diagnosed with leukemia. Read this heartwarming story from the Issaquah Press in Issaquah, WA about the outpouring of support for a friend's mother.

NFT patient, Dawn Appel, was diagnosed with leukemia in September 2007. Since then, she’s undergone chemotherapy, sinus surgery and fought a blood clot in her brain. In January Dawn received her lifesaving bone marrow transplant and is recovering well. Dawn and her family are working with NFT to raise funds for Dawn's transplant-related expenses.