Monthly Archives: September 2015

Press: A Plus Feature

When you get an email saying that Ashton Kutcher’s media company wants to do a story on your journey, you freak out. Fact. Check out the story featured on A Plus here Honored to have our story featured on Ashton Kutcher's positive journalism website aplus.com! Check out the rest of the article using the link […]

Swabbing at Stanford

Thanks to a fellow aplastic anemia survivor from our hometown who is now a student at Stanford, we were able to swab some Cardinal (Cardinals?) at Stanford. Thanks Kinsey! Strolling into a Stanford dorm with swabs and donuts like ????. We're so glad we got to hang out with @kintaymor (on right) again! She had […]

When in Portland…

When in Portland… A photo posted by @sammykimura on Sep 20, 2015 at 10:01pm PDT During the SAM Team’s stop in the unanimously beloved state of Oregon, we truly embraced the phrase “When in Portland” (That’s the original saying, right?!). We truly integrated ourselves into the famed hipster city and its surrounding areas enjoying the […]

Alaska: Moms, Bears, and the Northern Lights

Grizzle me this. A photo posted by Alex Kimura (@alexkimura6) on Sep 15, 2015 at 12:43am PDT Ah, the etherial wild of Alaska. What a milestone for the SAM Team. It doesn’t seem like so long ago we were staring at the map plastered to our wall in Kentucky and daydreaming what it would feel […]

It’s Raining Swabs in Seattle

Swabbing at the Space Needle for the next few days! So excited to be at @bumbershootfestival with the rock stars of @lovehopestrengthfoundation! #Swabtember A photo posted by Sharing America's Marrow (@sharemarrow2015) on Sep 5, 2015 at 7:38pm PDT What could possibly be better than a 3 day music festival at the iconic Seattle Space Needle […]

Boise, Boysee

Idaho you did it!!! This funky shaped state is officially the most swabbed state per capita by the SAM team!!! With the help of some incredible families, volunteers, patients, and donors, over 600 cheeks were swabbed!!! SIX HUNDRED!!! Thank you to everyone who made it happen! @lyndsaywright @hbekknation @robash58 @tbo12 @camerjams @leah_ray_barker comment below if […]