Donor Stories

The Ride of His Life
Pat Navin biked 44 miles round-trip for his daily radiation treatments for prostate cancer at the University of Chicago Medicine.
GI Patient Scores a Strike for Needy Families
At age 11, Allison Levine, AM'05, a pediatric social worker, was diagnosed with Crohn's disease, an inflammatory bowel disease that can be both painful and debilitating, and sometimes may lead to life-threatening complications.
Lung Cancer Survivor Embracing Life
Within the past 10 years, cancer has claimed the lives of five members of Frank Smith’s family. So when the retired environmental engineer of Wasco, Illinois was diagnosed with lung cancer in the fall of 2011, he believed his outlook was grim.