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Now on the Registry...
The total number of donors
registered through Be A Hero,
Become A Donor Drives from
June 7, 2007 -
until November 30, 2013 ~ 19,820+ !
December 4, DKMS Marrow Drive, Laguna Hills, CA
Annual Medical Staff Meeting
Laguna Hills Campus
24411 Health Center Drive,
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Basement - Outside conference
Room #1 ~ 5:30 to 8PM
Drive Code: BAH231
Lead: Gina Cousineau
December 14, San Diego Blood Bank Blood Drive & DKMS Marrow Drive, Temecula, CA
Chaparral High School
27215 Nicolas Rd
Temecula, CA 92591
Drive code: BAH232
Lead: Remy Pearson
MU Student meets patient he saved....
Motivation for college students to save lives....
6th Annual Evan Cousineau Water Polo Tournament
This letter is to our water polo community who has been a huge part of the success of the Be A Hero Become A Donor Foundation's lifesaving efforts. Please take a few minutes to read and check out informative links....
New FB "College" Be A Hero Become A Donor Page
Calling all college students to do get involved in running a bone marrow registry on your college campus. We have all the tools, will provide all the training as well as supplies, to make your event a huge success. If you have a group of friends, are in a club, sport team, part of Greek life, please contact us for more information on how you can add the best potential donors to the national registry....young, healthy, diverse, quality donors!! Contact Gina
for more info.
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BAHBAD Donor Match Shares!!
BAHBAD Donor writes letter to patient at 1 year anniversary
medical student at USC,
shares his thoughts with
patient he gave life to.
Your baby can save a life
Public cord-blood banking is best
By Sarah Bay
Monadnock Ledger-Transcript columnist
Monday, November 5, 2012
We all know the medical world is rapidly changing and that new technologies come and go like the leaves flying by our windows this fall. These medical changes are even happening in the business of pregnancy and birth, despite the fact that the basic mechanics haven’t changed since the beginning of time. For example, let’s look at the new technology, procedure and recommendations relating to umbilical cord blood storage.
Cord blood donation surges as hospitals launch public collection programs
When Amalia Kessler was pregnant with her first child, Stella, in 2008, she knew she didn’t want to waste the baby’s valuable umbilical cord blood, which can be a life-saving source of stem cells used to treat cancer and other diseases.
Aquatics center provides reminder of family's loss, hope
Entrance to San Clemente’s new swim complex is named the Evan Cousineau Reception Lobby after a 9-year-old water-sports enthusiast who died in 2007 of complications from a rare genetic disorder. His family is the driving force for Be a Hero, Become a Donor, a foundation that aims to save lives through donations of blood, marrow, cord blood, organs and tissue.
Marrow Miracle Saves Young Boy's Life
Together We Can Make A Difference
College baseball coach donates kidney to player
“Her dream was to have her own organic ranch some day,” Sachen said. “She was an incredible kid. She was such a wise old soul, very intelligent.” Sachen, of Aliso Viejo, created a foundation called Savannah's Organic Ranch in his daughter's honor and has been planting organic gardens at Orange County schools in her name ever since.
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