Be the match

December 11, 2012 —


For people with life-threatening blood cancers like leukemia and lymphoma or other diseases, a cure exists. Be The Match connects patients with their donor match for a life-saving marrow or umbilical cord blood transplant.

This week Wednesday, December 12 and Thursday, December 13 there will be a bone marrow registry drive taking place at Des Moines University. It will be held from 12 – 4 p.m. in Monroe 101. It is open to students, faculty, staff, significant others or family members

If you are unable to attend the drive, go ONLINE and use promo code DMU2012 to sign up as well.

Thousands of patients depend on Be The Match registry to find a donor who can give them a second chance at life. You have the power to heal, the power to save a life. Take the first step and join the registry.

With a deep love for her hometown, Nicole Branstad is pro-Des Moines and is constantly touting its many events and attractions. When she isn’t out exploring the city she likes to spend time with her husband Marcus and their son Everett. She enjoys hosting lavish dinner parties, collecting wine and buying fresh flowers at the downtown farmer’s market. Nicole works in the marketing & communications department as the online marketing-enrollment coordinator.