A Bone Marrow Transplant Can Save a Life

News — By on May 9, 2010 at 4:58 am

Leukemia is a random killer. It can strike any one of us at any time. But for many, there is hope of a cure through a bone marrow, blood stem cell or umbilical cord blood transplant. In fact, one in 200 Americans will receive such a transplant in their lifetime.

In April 2010, Matt Fenster, 35 years old and father of four young children, was diagnosed with AML – Acute Myelogenous Leukemia – He now needs a bone marrow transplant to save his life.

Matt is also a husband, son brother and a great friend to many. He has worked endlessly to help his community in Riverdale, NY and beyond. Now he needs your help.

By making a contribution to the Matt Fenster Donor Circle, additional donors will be registered as potential bone marrow matches for Matt. The more donors, the better the chance of finding a match for Matt and others waiting for life-saving bone marrow transplants.

For every $54 dollars donated, a Bone Marrow Registration kit is processed and a potential donor is added to the national registry of bone marrow donors. Any amount you can give will have an impact on our efforts.

For more information, please contact: info@mattfenstercircle.org

To make a donation directly to help Matt, please visit: mattfenstercircle.org

Look to the top left corner of this page for “ACTIONS”
1)JOIN and become a member of Matt’s Donor Circle 2)CONTRIBUTE financially 3)Request a kit if you cannot attend a drive.

It is said that if you save one life, it is as if you saved the world. This is your chance to make this teaching a reality.

On behalf of Matt, his family, and friends – THANK YOU!

After you have made your financial contribution and/or requested your kit, you may visit: www.csair.org/match4matt

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