Former teammate of Safken donates bone marrow to help woman in need

COURTESY OF UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO
Mike Van Portfliet is in good cheer as he donates some of his bone marrow to help a woman get back to normal life. Van Portfliet was rewarded for his heroic act with a selection to the Allstate Good Works Team. The team will be highlighted during the Sugar Bowl.



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COURTESY OF UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO
Mike Van Portfliet is in good cheer as he donates some of his bone marrow to help a woman get back to normal life. Van Portfliet was rewarded for his heroic act with a selection to the Allstate Good Works Team. The team will be highlighted during the Sugar Bowl.

Sam Safken had one prevailing wish before he died. Next week, a national audience will learn wishes do come true. Safken told his family he wanted more people to donate bone marrow before…




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