Marrow Drive for Girl with NHL

9-year-old Anna Organek is a Lowell, Michigan girl recently relapsed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. A bone marrow or blood stem cell transplant is the treatment doctors wish to try but a matched donor has to identified. None of Anna's family members are a match.

Anna's mother, Heather Organek, and several of Anna's relatives were at a community blood drive last week where 1500 people turned up to see if they matched. But Anna, whose immune system is weak, stayed home.

Organek's family must raise funds to pay for blood tests, which cost $125 each. Tax-exempt checks can be made payable to the Michigan Community Blood Centers, 1036 Fuller Ave. NE, P.O. Box 1704, Grand Rapids, MI 49501-1704. Write "Anna Organek" in the memo area of the check. Articles

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