Hope, Steps & A Cure
Los Angeles, January 2010

Hope, Steps & A Cure Los Angeles drew 150 participants and raised over $15,000 to support the AA&MDSIF.

Student volunteers from California State Univeristy, Dominguez Hills, site of the Walk, helped with setup. Event organizers Stephanie Hamm, Ruth Cuadra, Susan Kass, and Sandra Walter-Steinberg Sandra Walter-Steinberg welcomes the participants.

Lead organizer Stephanie Hamm shares the story of her son Garrett's battle with aplastic anemia and MDS. The teams posed for group photos. This is Team Emily Matilda, walking in memory of organizer Susan Kass's daugther. Team Valenzuela

Noah's Marrow Movers Team Krissy MDS patient Krissy Kobata is searching for a bone marrow match.

Team Krissy volunteers and representatives of Asians for Miracle Marrow Matches (A3M) pose with Stephanie Hamm. Oliver Wyss of Soccer for Life with his family and friends  

  CSUDH volunteers The walk begins.



    Approaching the finish line

  Marrowforums administrators Ruth and Neil Cuadra Sponsors, teams, walkers and volunteers all contributed to the success of Hope, Steps & A Cure Los Angeles 2010.