? An energetic group in Tilston tackled three hours of exercise to raise awareness of stem-cell donors and blood cancer charity DKMS
. Right, Amelie Barry, Georgie Richardson and Hermione Barry, whose parents were taking part, handed out leaflets, encouraged people to sign up to the donor register and collected donations for the aerobathon Adele Barry
And Lisa Nugent, head of donor recruitment at DKMS
, was equally delighted with the public's response to the Paddy's Plea campaign.
| Details of how to register as a blood stem cell donor can be found at dkms
YOU CAN SIGN UP IF YOU'RE HEALTHY AND THE RIGHT AGE YOU need to be in general good health to sign up to any of the blood stem cell registers, and aged 18-55 for DKMS
, between 16-30 for the Anthony Nolan register, and between 17-40 for the British Bone Marrow Registry.
Graeme, a retired firefighter, said: "Father's Day is an excellent time for dads to register as a potential lifesaver with DKMS
. I know just how important it is to register and be a lifesaver as I donated my blood stem cells to a lady from Sydney.
works globally to recruit donors, create awareness, and raise funds to match donor registration costs and support the improvement of therapies through research.
M2 EQUITYBITES-October 21, 2016-Air Partner sponsors DKMS
event to fight blood cancer
He is an avid art collector and a keen philanthropist, with much of his patronage focused on health and social welfare organisations in the US and South America--including DKMS
Americas, Aid for AIDS, the ALAS Foundation and Endeavour Colombia.
Through their partnership with DKMS
(the world's largest bone marrow registry), LHS frequently spearheads bone marrow drives at concerts and major musical events like Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo and Austin City Limits.
Over the past 20 years, Delete Blood Cancer DKMS
has registered over 3.5 million donors and has facilitated more than 35,000 lifesaving transplants around the world.
Speaker Kelly Taylor from DKMS
America spoke to students about the importance of bone marrow donation.
The gala honors those that have given back by working with Delete Blood Cancer DKMS
, the world's largest bone marrow donor center.
The 'Umbrella' singer looked stunning in a long black gown as she arrived at the 5th DKMS
Linked Against Leukemia gala, but as she posed for photos, she almost gave the game away beneath the dress's plunging neckline, reports the Daily Mail.
The 5th DKMS
Linked Against Leukemia Gala, held on April 28 at Cipriani Wall Street, broke all records of previous years and raised $2.5M to support the fight against leukemia and other blood related cancers.
Busch says a minimum 5% of every gift package goes to one of MHP's charity partners, including Gabrielle's Angel Foundation for Cancer Research, amfAR, UNESCO and the DKMS
Bone Marrow Donor Center.