THE Denver community is urged to attend a bone marrow match drive for 14-year-old Daniel Hailpern on Sunday, Aug. 17, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Denver Jewish Day School, 2450 S. Wabash St.
Daniel has acute promyelocytic (M3) leukemia, or APML, an exceptionally rare and aggressive form of the disease.
Bright, friendly, athletic and a devout football fan, Daniel would like to become commissioner of the NFL in the future.
Locating a compatible donor for a bone marrow transplant — his best option for a cure — may give Daniel the gift of time to reach his goal.
Registering for the drive is a free, simple and painless procedure involving a health screening and a 30-second cheek swab.