Leah is a 4 year old who is currently recovering from complications following her second bone marrow transplant. Her video singing along to Mandisa’s hit song “Overcomer” went viral this past February, and inspired others around the nation to join the Be The Match Registry as potential marrow donors to support patients like her.
Yesterday, Mandisa met Leah for the first time in her hospital room in Oakland, CA (as seen in the attached images). Both Mandisa and the Prayers and Love for Leah Facebook page shared several live videos capturing the meeting and time the two spent together singing and playing. Additionally, that evening Mandisa put on a private concert at Leah’s church. At the event, the community raised $3,600 supporting Be The Match, and Mandisa even swabbed her cheek and joined the Be The Match Registry.
I hope you’ll consider sharing the story of this touching meeting, and encourage others to join the Be The Match Registry to help save the lives of patients like Leah at https://join.bethematch.org/overcomer. Leah’s story has already inspired more than 325 people to join.
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