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Student Announcements

Mar 18 2013
Organization: Volunteer Center
Contact: Volunteer Center (volctr@nmu.edu)

Be someone's lifesaving match!

Registering for the Be the Match bone marrow registry means you could have the chance to save the life of someone suffering from one of 70 different diseases.

Registration is free, painless, and quick- it only takes a cheek swab and you are entered into the national registry.

If you are a perfect match, donation is 100% voluntary and you are not obligated to donate. Only 1 in 540 registrants ever get called to donate!

If you decide to donate, you will be completely compensated for your time and all medical bills. Plus, you could mean the difference between life and death to a patient requiring a transplant.

There are a lot of myths and misconceptions about the donation process. It is a lot faster and easier than a lot of people think!

Sound interesting? Come find out more and sign up for the registry!

BONE MARROW REGISTRATION DRIVE

Tuesday, March 18th from 5-9pm in the Payne/Halverson lobby.

Wednesday, March 19th from 10am-5pm in the University Center Atrium.

Sponsored by the NMU Volunteer Center. For more information, please contact us at 906-227-2466 or volctr@nmu.edu or check out www.marrow.org!