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Hello, My name is Mike Arrington and I am one of the Co-founders of this organization. This organization needs good, solid, dependable volunteers to continue to help in the Fight against blood related cancers.

Thank you for visiting our web site. We encourage you to contact us if you would like more information or are interested in becoming a part of our organization.

You may reach us at:

Phone: (540) 552-3894

Mail: Mike Arrington, Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center, 201 Otey Street, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia 24060
Or send us an e-mail!

Mike Arrington

These are contacts for the organizations we are directly involved in:

AMERICAN RED CROSS

Mitzi tuck
Blood donor recruitment representative
NRV donor center
130 West Jackson Street
Blacksburg, VA. 24060
Tel:540-961-2207
pager:540-510-0927
cell:540-309-5784
Email:tuckm@usa.redcross.org

Mitzi sets up local blood drives, and is going to help us to set up joint marrow and blood drives.

AMERICAN RED CROSS

Steve Lovelace
Senior Marrow Representative
National Marrow Donor Program
352 Church Ave., SW
Roanoke, Va. 24016
Toll Free:1-800-553-6735
Tel:540-985-3512
Fax:540-985-3028
Email: Lovelaces@usa.redcross.org
www.marrowdonors.net

Steve is the coordinator for the region for bone marrow drives and for obtaining marrow from perspective donors and getting it to someone in need of a transplant.

LEUKEMIA AND LYMPHOMA SOCIETY

Fran Szechenyi
Campaign Coordinator
The Virginia Chapter
P.O. Box 221
Daleville, Va. 24083
Tel:540-992-6427
Fax:540-992-1657
Email:fransz@msn.com

Fran is in charge of raising funds for the Southwest Virginia area. These funds stay in the state of Virginia, going to research and patient programs.

UNITED WAY

Kymn Davidson-Hamley
Executive Director
P.O. Box 6202
Christiansburg, Va. 24068
Tel:540-381-2066
Fax:540-381-2067
Email:info@unitedwaynrv.org

Kymn is also the fundraising coordinator for the Christiansburg Rotary. The Rotary's Mission is to perpetuate The Bone Marrow Donor Registry.They raised $1400 for our last drive. We hope to partner with them for future drives.

HMS Marrow Donor Program

Courtney Hurd
Hendrick Marrow Program
Program Coordinator
4400 Papa Joe Hendrick Blvd.
Charlotte, NC. 28262
Phone: (704) 455-0343
Fax: (704) 455-0387
E-mail churd@hmsracing.com

Courtney is from the NRV and wants to do the programs work here. All our funds raised for bone marrow this year will go to their program. They pay to have people tested for bone marrow donation and provide financial support to people receiving bone marrow transplants.

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