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#SwabforEllie: Collections planned at universities, CEGEPs to expand marrow donor registry
A campaign started in hopes of finding a bone marrow donor for a six-year-old girl battling leukemia for a second time will be setting up in several downtown locations this week so people can get swabbed and registered.
Between Monday and Wednesday, booths will be set up in a number of locations - Concordia and McGill Universities, and Dawson College among them - to promote the campaign and register new potential donors.
Below are are the dates and times.
Monday, November 26
Concordia University (Loyola): 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesday, November 27
Dawson College: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Adath Israel: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Moishe House: 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Wednesday, November 28
Concordia University (Downtown): 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
McGill University: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
University of Montreal: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
To register as a bone marrow donor in Quebec
To register as a bone marrow donor in the rest of Canada
To register as a bone marrow donor in the United States
To register as a bone marrow donor if over 35
For updates, follow the "Swab for Elie" Facebook page.