University of Louisville Hospital to host bone marrow drive Dec. 17

University of Louisville Hospital to host bone marrow drive Dec. 17

In partnership with Be The Match (National Marrow Donor Program) and the Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates (KODA), University of Louisville Hospital, part of KentuckyOne Health, will host a bone marrow/organ donor registry drive to encourage people to join each registry.
Marrow Registry: Every year, 12,000 people with a blood cancer such as leukemia, or other disease such as sickle cell anemia, need a marrow transplant to live.
Organ Registry: Currently, nearly 124,000 people are awaiting organ transplants in the United States, and many of them would be life-saving transplants.
WHAT:
Bone Marrow/Organ Donor Drive
WHERE:
University of Louisville Hospital
Ambulatory Care Building Basement – outside cafeteria
530 S. Jackson St.
Louisville, KY 40202
WHEN:
Wednesday, December 17
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
David McArthur, Senior Manager
502.587.4230 or 502.648.3411