The Make-A-Wish foundation is sending a Salinas teen who suffers from leukemia to see the World Cup soccer matches in Brazil.
Nearly 11 million Americans are registered according to the Asian-American donor program. Only 7 percent are Asian, while Filipino-Americans make up barely 1 percent of that group.
The 5-year-old known to friends and family as Miles Scott teamed up with San Francisco police officers for ‘Brave the Bay’, a fundraiser for the Make-A-Wish foundation.
San Francisco police Chief Greg Suhr said Monday, “It was really unbelievable. The best part about it is, although the little guy had to get sick to get better … there was no catastrophe, nobody had to die for all these people to show up to spectacularly support his victory.”
The actor said the way people came together to help a 5-year-old boy battling leukemia be “Batkid” for a day was “fantastic”…
San Francisco 49ers stars — and even coach Jim Harbaugh — all gave shoutouts to 5-year-old Miles Scott. The San Francisco Giants and Oakland Raiders also cheered him, along with Stanford’s baseball team among many others.
A young leukemia patient realized his dream to become Batman for a day as an army of volunteers transformed part of San Francisco into ‘Gotham City’ Friday.
On Friday, Batkid saved Gotham City (aka San Francisco) from The Riddler and The Penguin, ending a crime wave the city had not seen before. The “Gotham City News” team wraps it up.
Batkid stopped the Riddler in his tracks Friday as the dastardly dimwit attempted to rob a bank vault in San Francisco Gotham City.
San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr spoke with reporter Phil Matier about how he and his department will help a young boy fulfill his wish to be Batman for a day.