- Friday, June 6, 2014
Throughout the day on Thursday, May 29, people stopped by Newtown High School to participate in the school’s Peer Leadership-hosted Bone Marrow Donor Registry Drive.
The event is an annual one for the group, and Peer Leadership co-advisor Vivian Sheen said people should “keep an eye out” for the group’s next drive.
The drive ran from 8 am until 2 pm and was open to the public. Ms Sheen said about 20 people registered during the drive.
- Friday, May 23, 2014
The Newtown High School Peer Leadership group is set to host a Bone Marrow Donor Registry Drive on Thursday, May 29, from 8 am until 2 pm, in the school’s auditorium, 12 Berkshire Road.
The event is open to the public.
The drive will be offered through the Be The Match Donor Registry. Be The Match is the largest registry in the world providing a means for thousands of patients with life-threatening diseases or leukemia to find a match.
- Thursday, May 30, 2013
Newtown High School’s Peer Leadership group sponsored a Bone Marrow Registry program on Thursday, May 23.
Throughout the day Jennifer St Peter, account executive with the Rhode Island Blood Center, was available to assist in registering and collecting cheek cell samples from potential donors, ages 18 to 60, in the auditorium of the high school.
By just after 11 am, Ms St Peter said four people had already registered, and she was expected much more to register during the high school’s lunch waves.