Make a Financial Donation

Financial Donations are esssential to helping patients with blood cancers, thalassemia, TaySachs, Sickle Cell anemia and 80 other diseases.

Cancer is a scary word.  Add 2 words in front of it, and it is scarier yet – You have cancer.  Scariest of all is when 3 words are added in front of it:  Your daughter has cancer.  Your son has cancer.  Blood cancer commonly affects children between 2 and 6 and young adults between 19 and 35 years of age.  For some, chemotherapy and radiation treatment will eradicate the cancerous cells in the bone marrow. For others, however, a stem cell transplant is required to replace the damaged bone marrow.

Timing is critical – we cannot live with out bone marrow to make our blood cells and our immune system.  A bone marrow stem cell transplant can be accomplished by finding a 100% matching bone marrow donor.  Another common solution is accessing a suitable frozen stem cell unit obtained from a baby’s umbilical cord.  The stem cells are less developed and therefore are more adaptable.  Cord blood only requires a 66% match so it is valuable for people with mixed ethnic backgrounds and rare tissue types.

Victoria Angel Registry of Hope can help save lives.  Over 1,000 Canadians are searching for a stem cell transplant at this time.  Not all will find the match they need.  Sarah Watkin, a Thornhill girl with leukemia, her doctors and family desperately searched for  a matching bone marrow or cord blood donor to help her.  Unfortunately, one could not be found.  Sarah passed away in November 2014 at the age of 7.  https://www.facebook.com/Sarahs-Drive-for-Hope-202808489862246/timeline/

Your gift will make a difference! Victoria Angel Registry of Hope gives help and hope to thousands of people in need of a bone marrow stem cell transplant. Our charity collects donated umbilical cord blood immediately after a baby is born. We then provide the lifesaving stem cells to scientists, physicians, and patients in need.

Thank you for your financial support.

Yes – I would like to make a financial donation to Victoria Angel Registry of Hope.

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