John Marcum-Aplastic Anemia

John is just a regular 9 year old boy in a regular family. He loves to play with Legos and Minecraft. This regular family went to bed on the evening of May 10 just like any other night. Little did they know that John’s body was having a fight with itself and he was about […]

Jennifer Fox: Hodgkins Lymphoma

I had an autologous stem cell transplant in March 2013. I was diagnosed with stage 2B Hodgkins Lymphoma in June 2011 when I was 19. I had a lump in my neck that all of my doctors ignored. They told me I was over reacting but I pushed and eventually they did a biopsy and […]

Melissa “Missy” Scheinberg-T Cell Lymphoma

I was diagnosed with a rare kind of lymphoma back in February of 2015 and was in remission by April, after three rounds of chemo.  I had an extremely rare T-cell lymphoma (gamma delta hepatosplenic t-cell lymphoma) thanks to a medication I was on from my ulcerative colitis – I was the 1 out of […]

Hayden Davis-ALL

On October 5th, 2015 our youngest daughter Hayden Davis was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL). Hayden is 3 years old and had always been healthy prior to getting this horrible news. Around mid September, Hayden was running a fever and was very lethargic. We took her to the pediatrician who could not see anything […]

Kristina Bilyeu-CML

I was a 39 year old single mom living my perfect life; two beautiful children, a fiancé I was planning my future with, on my way to being one of the first in my family to graduate college, and a childcare career that made me almost as happy as my own family life did. That […]

Patient Hero – Abby Fessler

Abby Fessler is a beautiful, giving young woman with an infectious smile. Abby is also a 3 time cancer survivor Abby was first diagnosed with leukemia in March of 2012. She was placed on a clinical trial of intense chemotherapy and radiation and underwent the insertion of an Omaya reservoir in her head that made […]



Artists & Festivals

New Politics

Ben Nichols-Lucero

Cory Branan

David Sedaris

With his sharp wit and sarcastic approach to getting people on the list, David Sedaris has helped add hundreds to the registry at his shows.

Glen Phillips-Toad the Wet Sprocket

Gregory Alan Isakov

Jay Bentley- Bad Religion

Joe Trohman-Fall Out Boy

Ken Casey-Dropkick Murphys

MC Yogi

Mike McColgan-Street Dogs

Vinnie Stigma-Agnostic Front


Young the Giant

Donavon Frankenreiter

Donavon has been one of our biggest supporters for several years, hosting fundraisers and encouraging his fans to Get on the List!  With an amazing 14 matches-and counting!-Donavon continues to make a difference in the lives of those in need of a lifesaving match.

Shakey Graves

Shakey Graves puts his money--or his swabs--where his mouth is, signing up to save a life at one of the first shows we did on his tour.

Recently finding his first match, we look forward to a successful future with Shakey for years to come!

Michael Franti

Known for his benevolence, Michael Franti has been an amazing supporter of our mission of saving lives, one concert at a time. From his appearance on Rock Boat, The Soulshine Tour, and solo tours, Michael is always sure to give LHS some love from the stage and take time out to meet our survivors.



The Misfits are a punk rock band with big hearts! We've joined them on two tours already and with their help, have signed up hundreds of potential donors, finding an amazing FIVE matches to date.

Pleasantville Music Festival

Saturday, July 11 Parkway Field in Pleasantville is gonna be rocking. Thousands of friends, families and lovers of live, world-class rock, setting out their chairs, blankets and tents, going up to the stage and dancing.

Food and drink, a beer & wine garden for the adults, fun activities to keep the kids happy, and a composting and recycling program to keep the Earth happy. Plus stuff...

Andrew McMahon

Andrew McMahon is not only a talented musician, but he is also one of the most inspirational cancer survivors today.

In 2005, Andrew was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) and received a lifesaving bone marrow transplant from his sister Kate. Front man for Something Corporate, Jack's Mannequin, and Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, this charismatic vocalist and piano playe...

Frank Turner

Love Hope Strength has been honored to work with Frank Turner at recent shows in the Colorado area resulting in 2 potentially life-saving matches already. That partnership is now expanding nationwide as the Love Hope Strength Foundation hits the road throughout the 2013 US Tour in an effort to find more matches for patients in need of marro...

Neil Young

Love Hope Strength founder Mike Peters has had the pleasure of performing with Neil Young, and now life saving matches have been found at shows by Neil Young.

From the magnificence of the Red Rocks, more individuals are given the a chance of life.

Rock and Roll really does save lives!

Robert Plant

Throughout recent tours in the United States and United Kingdom, fans of Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters got ON THE LIST to be marrow donors as they entered his shows. Love Hope Strength was on hand looking for life-saving matches for patients in need of transplants to cure such diseases as Leukemia, Lymphoma and other blood cance...

Isle of Wight Festival

The Love Hope Strength Booth is now a regular feature at one the the premier music festivals in the UK, the Isle of Wight Festival. The roots of the festival date back to 1968, and it has a global reputation for attracting the worlds best acts. Each year around 60,000 people cross over the the island, and this year our team of volunteers signed almost 500 people to the bone marrow registry over...

Mumford and Sons

We have been pleased to have the Love Hope Strength booth at a number of Mumford and Sons shows, including a number of shows at the iconic Red Rocks amphitheatre.

To date we have found 7 potential life saving matches at Mumford and Sons shows.

Jennifer Lopez & Enrique Iglesias

Posted by Enrique Iglesias before his tour with J-Lo.

Hey guys, Just wanted to let everyone know that Love Hope Strength foundation has been kind enough to set up booths at all of our Enrique and J-Lo shows this summer. Please be sure to at least come by to check out! You could help save the lives of these children! So if you are attending the shows, please stop by the Love Hope Strength...

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