BENEFITING: RACING TO REGISTER
ORGANIZER: RACING TO REGISTER
EVENT: Marine Corps Marathon 2014
EVENT DATE: Oct 26, 2014
Bone Marrow Donor Registry -
*40% of the people will not find a donor
*Leukemia is the #1 childhood disease killer
*Minorities have as little as 2% chance to find a match
*Only 35% of those in need of a marrow or stem cell donor match a family member
*Every 10 minutes someone dies from a blood cancer
*Every 4 minutes someone new is diagnosed
Monies raised goes to CitySwab. City Swab is a national event in the US whereby moe than 10 cities around the country will host bone marrow registry drives.
To date Racing to Register has registered over 4,000 people, we've had 20 matches and 3 transplants for patients.
You never know when YOU or a family member will need a donor. Help us today...tomorrow may be too late.