Bone Marrow Donor Drive in Malaysia

SO PROUD of these humans I call family ❤

THIS event is a fundraiser AND a bone marrow donor drive in Kuala Lumpur.

We’ve heard lots about blood drives but not so much about bone marrow drives.  Learn why bone marrow donations are needed to save lives HERE.

bone marrow ethnic donors
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Organized by Viva Vertical    |     See Facebook Event

“Inspired by one of our own, Emily Lola Tan, and her fight against Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Viva Vertical will be hosting an Open Day to raise awareness of a very important issue that has hit close to our hearts.

On the 8th of September, Viva Vertical will host pole and aerial group fitness classes that are open to newbies and members alike. A small bazaar with food and products will also be set up.

Most importantly, we will be working together with the Malaysian Stem Cell Registry to collect samples from volunteer donors. Not only can you be tested as a possible stem cell donor for Emily, but your details will also be added to the registry where you might be able to save a life one day and help countless others who love them. We hope to carry out 100 donor tests on this day, and we need your help to do that! SHARE THIS, INVITE YOUR FAMILY, FRIENDS, COLLEAGUES, TURN UP!

Below is the schedule of our Open Day:
1400 : Opening and Showcase by Viva Vertical instructors
1430 : Booth for Stem Cell / Marrow Donor testing opens (closes at 1630)

Classes:
1430 – 1515 : Pole Taster
1430 – 1515 : Aerial Hoop Taster
1515 – 1600 : Pole Choreo (I) – All levels
1515 – 1600 : Cube Trio
1600 – 1645 : Pole HIIT
1600 – 1645 : Aerial Silk Taster
1645 – 1730 : Pole Choreo (II) – All levels
1645 – 1730 : Acrobatics by Tumble Star Gymnastics

*All classes except Cube Trio are suitable for beginners and members alike (please noted that taster classes are catered for those with no prior pole/aerial experience)

* We will be collecting a fee of RM35 for each 45 minutes class. All proceeds will be donated to support Emilys living expenses (70%) and to the National Cancer Society of Malaysia (30%)

* To reserve your slot for classes, please do send us a message on this event page or Whatsapp 0162096997

Bone Marrow Donation Drive
Image by Vivavertical.com
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