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BUT WHY SHOULD I CARE?. 6 SINGAPOREANS are diagnosed with a blood disease such as leukaemia or lymphoma every day and many will need a transplant to survive. THIS MEANS FINDING A DONOR between siblings theres a 1 in 4 chance of a match but in the general population the odds are 1 in 20,000. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • BUT WHY SHOULD I CARE?6 SINGAPOREANS are diagnosed with a blood disease such as leukaemia or lymphoma every day and many will need a transplant to surviveTHESE DISEASES STRIKE ANYONE irrespective of general health, age or race and leukaemia is still the number 1 killer of children in SingaporeTHIS MEANS FINDING A DONOR between siblings theres a 1 in 4 chance of a match but in the general population the odds are 1 in 20,000*

  • THE ODDS ARE AWFUL1 in 4 chance that a brother or sister sibling can provide that life-saving match but in the general population its 1 in 20,000 WHY ARE WE RELEVANT?SURVIVAL LOOKS BLEAK many patients require a bone marrow transplant to survive andthis means finding a matching donorMINORITIES ARE EVEN WORSE Not enough people on the register from all the different racial groups and thats why we need your help

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    BMDP builds and manages SINGAPORES ONLY Register of volunteer donors and provides a 365-day service to the local transplant hospitals to find the donors their patients need to survive*

  • THE BONE MARROW DONOR PROGRAMME receives NO GOVERNMENT FUNDING TRANSPLANTS are becoming the preferred treatment for these common diseases so OUR WORK IS ABSOLUTELY VITALHELP US We target to recruit 7000 new donors for YR2014. Each new donor costs S$150.00 so we need $1 million annually. You can play your part to SAVE LIVES.

  • ORGANISE A DONOR DRIVEGather your friends, tell them about us and help us increase our register.SIGN UP AS A DONORJOIN OUR EXTRAORDINARY TEAM OF DONORSTakes just a few moments to do your part, and you could possibly save a life in the future.

  • FUND OUR WORKMAKE A DONATIONS$150.00 pays for one new donor we need 7,000 this yearWhatever you share, you get a 2.5x tax deduction and we get to save more lives.BE A VOLUNTEERHelp us spread the word! Set up a donor drive within your own community, plan a fund raise party and come up with creative ideas to save a life!

  • ORGANISING A DONOR DRIVE

    Be A VoiceAppoint a leader for the donor drive and recruit a team of in-company volunteers (4-10 staff) to be our brand ambassadors.Pre-Publicity ToolsIdentify the various communication tools we could leverage to Engage, Educate and Empower the staff on the objective of bone marrow donor drive. Example of tools:In-house projection system for presentationIn-house newslettersNotice boardsVideo monitorsPrinted brochure

  • ORGANISING A DONOR DRIVE

    LogisticsA hour prior to the donor drive, BMDP team will arrive and set up the venue.

    Ideal Layout: A room / area to set up with our information banners, long tables and chairs for sign ups .

  • None of them would be alive today without a matching bone marrow donor.

    Brendan and Bryan would both have died without a transplant today they are healthy and back at schoolWhen leukaemia struck, Jamaliah had just one chance of survival a bone marrow transplant Football crazy, hes back on the field again after a total stranger gave her bone marrow to save his life

  • www.bmdp.org

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