WHAT/WHY: A Longtime friend of the Retro Fitness family was recently diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma. With the help of Smiles4Shira and DKMS, Retro Fitness and Let’s YO! will be hosting “Give Me Your Spit” swab drives to help find a potential bone marrow donor match for those who have been diagnosed with blood cancer. At the “Give Me Your Spit” drives, community residents can take action and register as a potential donor with just a simple cheek swab.
WHEN: November 24-25, 2012 at participating Let’s YO! locations and November 26-27, 2012 at participating Retro Fitness locations. Hours of the drive will vary at each location.
WHO: If you are healthy and between the ages 18-55, five minutes of your time could give a lifetime to another. All local community members, friends and family are encouraged to participate.
MEDIA CONTACT: Megan Wallace: (847) 945-1300 ext. 242; email@example.com.
For additional information regarding Smiles4Shira, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/Smiles4Shira.
For additional information on DKMS or to learn how to host a swab drive, visit: www.dkmsamericas.org.