Former Villanova Football Players Share Their Donor Story

A fairy tale ending for beautiful Imani


Corinne Meets Her Life-saving Donor

19-year-old Corinne was diagnosed with Aplastic Anemia and received a transplant from her donor Kianna back in February 2017. Corinne and her father planned a vacation to California this year and found out her recipient Kianna lived in Southern California. The two connected and arranged to meet each other!

Derek McCartney’s Donor Story

As a senior at University of Colorado-Boulder, a defensive end for the football team, and an aspiring doctor, Derek’s got a lot on his plate. But when Be The Match called to say that he was also the perfect match for a man with leukemia, he didn’t hesitate. Derek donated blood stem cells to save a stranger’s life.