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Do you want to do something meaningful in May? Join us for the Icla da Silva Foundation 5k Run / Walk (I will walk) and support patients with leukemia and lymphoma and other diseases treatable with a marrow transplant. My daughter and I will be joining my Brazilian friend Heloisa Evangelista with her team

The Icla da Silva Foundation's 4th Annual Matchmaker 5K Run/Walk is a fun-filled family-friendly event for people of all ages and abilities. The event will take place on the Firefighters Field, 455 Main Street, Roosevelt Island, NY on Saturday, May 17th, 2014. You can take the F train to the Roosevelt Island stop or the aerial Tram on 59th St @ 2nd Ave in Manhattan.

Join The ‪#‎Matchmaker5K‬ ( Run/Walk by April 17th for entry in this week's raffle and discounted registration fee of $25! Registration will increase to $35. Kids under 13 are free but need to register. Visit ( for more information.

The mission of the Icla da Silva Foundation is to save lives by recruiting bone marrow donors and providing support services to children and adults with leukemia and other diseases treatable by marrow transplants.

For more information about the Icla da Silva Foundation, please visit (