THE FRANK SOO FOUNDATION PRESENTS: SWAB UNITED
Supporting #SwabForYvette and DKMS
After hearing the story of Yvette, the Frank Soo Foundation has decided to hold a football tournament to raise awareness to this cause. Not only will this fun tournament help raise funds for DKMS it will also be a swabbing event so participants can register as Stem Cell Donors. Once registered, you can potentially become a Bone Marrow Donor and save someones life!
Come to the Match and become a Match!
If you cannot attend the event, you can join the donor register online here https://www.dkms.org.uk/get-involved/virtual-drives/yvette
5 A SIDE ADULT MIXED FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT
(min of 2 Females on the pitch for each team. Max squad of 9)
Venue: Club Des Sports Acton, East Acton Lane
Date: Friday 20th May
Time: 6:30PM – 10PM
Cost: £100 per team.
Footballing event to raise awareness for #swabforyvette and also a swab event. Aimed at the ESEA community (but not exclusively); for beginners to intermediate players.
Please come support and swab even if you are not a player!
#SwabForYvette - Brother’s plea to East Asian community for
stem cell donors to save sister’s life
● Yvette Chin, 41 of London, has months to live unless a donor can be found
● Yvette Chins’ brother and sister-in-law are calling for more Chinese and East
Asian people to register as stem cell donors with the hashtag #SwabForYvette
● White Caucasian people have a 71% chance of finding a match from an unrelated
donor. This drops to a 37% chance for patients from minority ethnic backgrounds
● More information on how to register and help at SwabForYvette.com
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