Congregation Etz Chaim Hosts Bone Marrow Drive to Save Lives

November 11, 201 - Marietta, GA - Cancer is a random killer. It can strike any one of us at any time. The drive will benefit patients suffering from leukemia, other cancers and genetic disorders find matching donors for blood and marrow transplants.
Aug. 24, 2012 - PRLog -- Artisans at the Etz will host a donor recruitment drive to register potential bone marrow donors at Congregation Etz Chaim on behalf of Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation. The drive will benefit patients suffering from various blood cancers and diseases who are in need of a bone marrow transplant. . The drive, scheduled on 11th of November, will run from 11am to 4pm.
All members of the community are encouraged to participate in the drive. It’s fast and painless, and although there is no cost for a volunteer to join, there is a $54 lab processing fee for each kit. Gift of Life relies on the generosity of donations to help offset these costs. If you are between the ages of 18 and 60 and in general good health, you are eligible to be screened and join the worldwide registry for patients in need. A simple swab from the inside of your cheek is all it takes to determine if you are a match.
For the drive location and more information about Gift of Life and saving lives through bone marrow donation, please visit or call 1-800-9MARROW.

*Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives and facilitating bone marrow and blood stem cell transplants for patients with leukemia, lymphoma, and other blood-related diseases. Ranking among the top international bone marrow registries, Gift of Life’s mission is to find a match Anytime. Anywhere. For anyone.
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