Chippewa Valley School District has partnered with DKMS, the nonprofit leading the fight against blood cancer, to host a bone marrow registration drive and help register potential lifesaving donors.
The event will take place from 4 p.m. - 9 p.m. at Cheyenne Elementary School on Tuesday, June 6. The school is located at 600 Heydenreich Rd.
According to DKMS, 70% of people suffering from blood-related illnesses must rely on donors outside their families to save their life. Swabbing your cheek is all it takes to register as a potential donor. To find out more about this potentially life-saving drive, or to make a monetary donation, visit https://www.facebook.com/cvsgetsswabbed. Anyone who wishes to register as a potential donor, but is unable to attend Tuesday's drive can register online at https://www.dkms.org/en