Two Little Massillon Girls Need Bone Marrow Transplants
August 20, 2019 5:54AM EDT
MASSILLON, Ohio *News/Talk 1480 WHBC) – A GoFundMe page has been set up for two little girls from Massillon, both in need of bone marrow transplants.
$10,000 has already been raised for 3-year-old Ava and 2-year-old Olivia.
both of them have a genetic condition in which their white blood cells do not function properly.
They need transplant matches and chemotherapy.
- Only 2 percent of the US population is on the national registry.
- Nearly 3,000 Americans die each year because they cannot find a matching donor.
- Bone marrow donation requires less than five percent of marrow cells.
- Donating bone marrow is safe: More than 35,000 people have donated bone marrow to a stranger without a single donor death.
To be placed on the registry to donate your bone marrow, go here: