Wednesday, June 09, 2010

If you haven’t joined a bone marrow donor registry, it’s really easy and you could save someone’s life:

Learn more about the cause. Visit and join the "Become Mandi's Hero" Facebook group to learn about Mandi and the importance of being a cord blood or bone marrow donor. This is also the place to post messages of encouragement for Mandi, since her family checks it for her regularly while she is undergoing chemotherapy. You can also read some of the articles that have been written about Mandi by visiting

 Join the bone marrow donor registry, and encourage others to sign up.

The test to be a potential bone marrow donor is simple and painless -- it consists of swabbing your cheeks. Websites such as and contain the necessary information for you to find a drive near you or to request a kit be sent to you.


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