Five months ago, Kevin Weston and Lateefah Simon were married after five years together, but their venue was not the most ideal: the ICU of Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Santa Clara.
Today, the couple plans to renew their vows at City Hall while also calling on people to become bone marrow donors. That’s because Weston is in dire need of a transplant; the
44-year-old was diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia six months ago and needs a
transplant to stay alive. Read More
Amit Gupta, the 32-year-old San Francisco man and founder of Photojojo was recently diagnosed with acute leukemia and needs a bone marrow transplant. Gupta’s friends banded together to help create amitguptaneedsyou.com in hopes of finding a donor of South Asian decent -- he’s Indian. So far, $30,000 has been pledged for a potential donor. Read More