Aplastic anemia can strike people of any age, race, and gender. But it is more common among children, teenagers and older adults. It is also more likely to occur in people of Asian heritage. Between 600 and 900 people are diagnosed with aplastic anemia each year in the United States.
"We donated to the Hadi Abdur Rasheed Foundation because everyone deserves a fighting chance. I wish that we had the chance to get to know Hadi better. Everything we knew about him proved him to be a strong, cheerful, bright and all around incredible kid. His energy, positivity and drive to serve through his faith was inspiring to say the least. We were proud to contribute in his honor because his legacy will remain through the research that continues in his memory."-Nagla Fetouh