'Will You Be My Match' Bone Marrow Donor Drive at Children's Health - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

'Will You Be My Match' Bone Marrow Donor Drive at Children's Health

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    Children’s Health Hospital is hosting their “Will You Be My Match” donor drive from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday. (Published Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017)

    Children’s Health is set to host their “Will You Be My Match” donor drive in two locations Tuesday.

    The organization will host events from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at two locations:

    • Children’s Health Specialty Center
      Dallas Lobby
      2350 North Stemmons Freeway
    • Children’s Medical Center Plano
      Hospital Concierge
      7601 Preston Road

    Donors must be between the ages of 18 and 44 years old. To register, all it takes is a cheek swab.

    Bone marrow donors must be genetically aligned and ethnically similar to their recipients.

    The Dallas Cowboys will also host their “Be a Star… Save a Life” donor drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at The Star in Frisco.

    Only 2 percent of Americans are registered donors.

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