Marrow Registry and Donor Awareness Information
In Canada there are 900 people waiting for suitable donors.
There is a specific need for males between
17 and 39 years of age. Specifically there
is a need for ethnic diversity. Over 70% of
current registered donors are Caucasion. Asians, Chinese, Indian,
European, African... and mixed races are all needed.
hair (starting with mine) for kid's wig
By a special ticket and enter a draw to be my stylist
get to actually chop off a hunk)
*All hair will be donated to a society that makes wigs for children.
Finishing funds for 30 Zero Zero - 30 Days, Zero Waste, Zero
(Simple steps to a healthier body, home and Planet)
~ And last but not least, let's
Bands, Prizes, Raffles, Silent Auction, Livestream to the Web
am I doing this?
became inspired by a blog post from 15 year old Alice Pyne.
is Alice. She's an incredible young lady who lives in
the UK. Her blog Alice's Bucket List is both insightful
and courageous and has increased awareness for Bone
Marrow Registries worldwide.
I decided to create an event in Vancouver to help Alice
with her goal to "To get everyone eligible
to join the bone marrow register"
Alice on Twitter
you become a donor, (if you were a match of course),
and possibly save a child's life? I know I would!
Registration is quick and simple. (and free)
on becoming a donor:
Ideal donors are ethnically diverse, healthy males between
17 and 39. One
Match is holding a donor registry drive at UBC
on Oct. 26th, 2011. I challenge
all residents of Metro Van to spread the word and for those
who are committed to join in and sign up. It's a priceless
gift that can save a life.
your what about your hair?
you have 10 inches or more of extra hair to
share... I double dare you to crop it for
the cause. Heck, it'll grow back!
Join me for an evening where we can all
make a difference.
Donate, participate, register or just come and have a laugh
at my expense… I’m WIGGING OUT
for something I believe in.
you with me?
and billions of dollars are washed down the drain each year
and all for the price of beauty. Shampoos, conditioners, dyes,
straighteners, correctors, relaxers, gels, glossers, fixers...
Society places so much importance on HAIR.
What is the cost? To our health? And our planet?
I was learning to adjust my lifestyle habits during my 30 day
zero waste challenge, I became acutely aware of how much we
are polluting our bodies and water with senseless chemicals
zero zero is a documentary to inform people of the effects each
of our actions has on our health and the environment that sustains
us. With simple lifestyle adjustments (breaking bad habits and
forming new ones) and at considerable savings (reducing consumption
is key) we can all make a significant improvement on our quality
of life and the health of our planet.
for your help in spreading the word about becoming a registered
donor and for contributing to the completion of this important