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Moms of sick children, MACC Fund co-founder, talk about importance of donating

Posted at 4:13 PM, Dec 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-14 17:13:20-05

Courtney Miles of Menomonee Falls has two sons being treated at the MACC Fund Center at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. Her son Leo, age 9, was diagnosed with Noonan Syndrome, a rare genetic condition, which causes bleeding disorders and other hematologic issues. Leo has Von Willebrand disease and is a patient of Dr. Abshire’s.

Her son Bo, age 5, was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia when he was 3. Has been in treatment for two years and has one year left.

Melissa Goins of Milwaukee has a daughter, Evelyn, who was diagnosed with the serious chronic medical condition, sickle cell anemia.

Both mothers came on Live at Noon along with Jon McGlocklin, MACC Fund co-founder and former Milwaukee Bucks star, to talk about the importance of donating to the MACC Fund.

The MACC Fund supports research to find cures for childhood cancers and related blood disorders.

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