Monthly Archives: September 2014


Hi SAM supporters! We are SO incredibly grateful for all of you who voted for us in the National Geographic Expedition Granted contest. Thank you for sharing the link on social media, sending out emails, and politely harassing everyone you know to vote for us. THANK YOU! It was amazing to see how many people […]

This Is What a Survivor Looks Like

Alex: On our trip up to Chicago a few weeks ago, we sat down with Amanda Schamper who we first met at the Delete Blood Cancer Donor Recruiter Retreat in July. Amanda was 30 years old and pregnant with her 3rd child when she was diagnosed with Leukemia. She needed a bone marrow transplant shortly after […]

tales from the windy city

Taylor:  The SAM team has arrived back safe and sound from a whirlwind jaunt to the Windy City. We embarked on a mini road trip to Chicago with 4-time cancer survivor and honorary SAM team member, Mikey Thompson, who is crushing life and inspiring the masses everyday with his zest for life. The excursion was […]