Patient Stories

Our inspiring patients are the reason the Daisy Days 31-Day Challenge was created and why we continue to strive toward creating a breakthrough for every child in our care.

Bianca and mom smiling


After serious gastrointestinal issues as a baby, 6-year-old Bianca is now thriving and enjoys crafts, Barbie dolls and baking.

EJ smiling


Ten-year-old EJ says he won’t let sickle cell disease sideline him from his passions: basketball, football, chess, video games and bike riding.

Kenley in yellow dress with bow in hair


An active toddler who loves reading books and chasing after her dogs, Kenley has come a long way since she was treated for craniosynostosis.

Naomi standing near a tree smiling


Seventeen-year-old Naomi is determined not to let sickle cell disease slow her down, and actively pursues her love of dancing, sewing and scouting.