Be the Match today (September 1st, 2009)

Brad Woodwoth with twin 3 year old boysBrad Woodworth, father of twin 3 year old boys, was diagnosed with Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML) on April 13, 2009. Brad’s doctors want him to now have the life saving Bone Marrow Transplant. We only want to find a match for Brad, but also to educate the public on the easy registering and the painless donor experience. Please take time to register and be one step closer to saving a life.

Be the Match Registry is a national registry of bone marrow donors. When someone is in need of a bone marrow transplant, they turn to this registry to find a matching donor.

They are holding a registration event today for donors in Leawood, Kansas at the Church of the Resurrection from 8am to 8pm.

Church of the Resurrection
13720 Roe  Boulevard
Leawood, Kansas 66224

To join, you only need to be between the ages of 18 and 60, be willing to donate to any patient in need, and meet the health guidelines.

*This information was originally posted on the Nottingham Forest South neighborhood website by Larry and Pat Woodworth.

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