our very good friend Justin needs your help. He has had a relapse with his leukemia and now urgently needs a bone marrow transplant. Since his family membersâ€™ marrow doesnâ€™t match heâ€™s asking people to get tested in the hopes of finding a compatible donor. Testing is quick and painless via mouth swab or a blood test. The $50 processing fee will be waived if you also donate blood at the same time. Itâ€™s also possible to get a testing kit mailed to you. If youâ€™re in LA you can go directly to the City of Hope to get tested.
Swindle Magazine in conjunction with the City of Hope has organized a bone marrow drive for Justin. Itâ€™s next Tuesday, January 6th 2009 from 10 am to 2 PM in Atwater. The testing will be done via mouth swab (no blood, no needles) and will be free of charge. (( 3111 Los Feliz Blvd. Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90039 ))
To help Justin out with his life-threatening situation, Amanda Visell is offering to send an original drawing to anyone who gets tested. For more info on how to get tested, please email Justin – justin[at]thedutchpress[dot]com. Even if you don’t live in LA you can still help out.