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Monday, April 2, 2012

The Ontario Soccer Association is Helping Cristina

We've now been searching for over two months for a matching donor for Cristina. Because a marrow match has not yet been located, we are working even harder with the Ontario Soccer Association and OneMatch.ca by hosting a marrow donor drive to help Cristina find her match in time. You will see the registration booth near the entrance of the stadium and we will be there working as volunteers wearing our #HopeForCristina T-shirts.

If you live near Woodbridge, ON please print Cristina's flyer and post it wherever you can. Also please share this post with your friends on Facebook, tweet it on Twitter and email it to anyone you know who lives in the area and ask them to share it with everyone they know.

Cristina Di Corte Bone Marrow Donor Drive
(Vaughan Grove Sports Park)
7601 Martin Grove RD.
Woodbridge, ON

Friday April 20, 2012 - 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Sunday April 22, 2012 - 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Registering with OneMatch.ca at this event is:
  1. Pain free.
  2. Registration takes just a few minutes to fill out a form and swab the inside of your cheeks with four cotton swabs.
  3. Joining the registry is the first step to find out if you are Cristina's match. If you are, OneMatch.ca will contact you to let you know after your registration has been processed.
  4. You could also be a match for one of thousands of other patients, from infants to adults, worldwide who will die if a match isn't found in time.
  5. This is an opportunity to speak with representatives from OneMatch.ca to learn the answers to questions you might have about the registry and donation process.
Our thanks to the The Ontario Soccer Association for allowing us to host this drive at their upcoming event. If you would like to help Cristina by hosting a similar drive at a large event where many people will be gathered please contact us and let us know.

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Please support Cristina's International Marrow Donor Flyer Drive!

It's so easy!

Download - Print - Post flyers to help Cristina find her marrow match. See it? That's a Helping Cristina flyer hanging on the bulletin board at the Coffee Society in Cupertino, California. Please send us pictures if you post a flyer too!

There are three versions you can download:

1. A short, single page flyer with tear away tabs
2. A longer 2 page version with a single page flyer and tear away tabs on a second sheet
3. A flyer translated to Italian for people in Italy who would like to help

CLICK HERE to download a flyer

Send us your photo and we'll add it to this post!

Coffee Society - Cupertino, California

Vince's Market - Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

#HopeForCristina Awareness and Fundraising T-shirts

The profits from these shirts will be donated to Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation, the hospital who will ultimately be performing Cristina's marrow transplant.

Price: $15.00 (If the shirt is being shipped additional charges may apply)

Sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL Colour:

Colors: Pink or White writing on a Black T-shirt

CLICK HERE to order a shirt on Cristina's website