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A Moment of Your Time Can Save a Life- Find Out if You are a Bone Marrow Donor Match

beaThere is a little girl named Bea who is not even 2 years old yet that needs a bone marrow transplant.  Her grandparents live in Virgina Beach. They are looking for a donor match.

Tomorrow you can make a difference in this child or another person’s life by registering for the Bone Marrow Registry.  It only takes a little while to register (fill out a form and get your cheek swabbed).

I read that 70% of patients that need a Bone Marrow Transplant do not have family members that are matches and have to rely on the registry or cord blood for the bone marrow transplant.

If you want to make a real difference this holiday season and for years to come- sign up for the bone marrow registry.

THIS Saturday, Dec. 19th we are holding a Bone Marrow REGISTRY Drive at
Church of the Holy Family , 1279 N. Great Neck Road, 9:00am – 3:00pm.

I am going to go tomorrow to register for the Bone Marrow Registry.  I hope I am a match for someone and can help them.  I pray my children never have to go through this, but if they did I would hope others would be willing to donate if I were not a match for them.
I was given this information through a local friend.

Many locals may know the extended family).  Debbie and Keith Lowrence are her grandparents.  Debbie is associated with Virginia Beach Cornhole League and VB Hockey League.  Keith was the Kempsville High Wresting Coach for years.  Both are still very active in the area and in Kemspville.

Learn more about Bea

It is only a cheek swab–very easy — Anyone can request a kit be mailed to

their home online at:  www.bethematch.org
Info on BEA can be found at:  www.beasawyers.org
<http://www.beasawyers.org/>
To see the Video/ hear PSA the MARROW registration story, CLICK below:
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> http://www.marrow.org/NEWS/MEDIA/Public_Service_Announcements/index.ht
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THANKS for you consideration.

Questions / info:

Debbie Lowrance 757 675 7724
Beach Cornhole, VBHL

Kim Odom 757714 3239
BEA’s Grammy
Marrow Drive Contact

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