Friends for Life

This annual dinner reunites donors and recipients to celebrate the gift of life and commemorate the memory of Tita and Joseph Monti, who are both deceased. Their work is carried on by their daughter, Caroline Saladino. At this year's event, recipient Vincent Valenti, of White Plains, NY, met his bone marrow donor, Stefan Hindl, who flew in from Germany. The two men have been Facebook friends for the past year, and were thrilled to finally have the chance to meet face-to-face.

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