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Team Veronica Holds "Be the Match" Drive

Team Veronica needs a bone marrow match. Credits: Be The Match organization
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Team Veronica is coming to a town near you!

Veronica Depauli, is a seven year old, who needs a bone marrow transplant.  

In March 2017, she was diagnosed with Autosomal Fominant Osteopetrosis Type 2.

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BE THE MATCH is a national registry for finding a match(es) for a bone marrow transplant. It is a simple swab test of the inside of your mouth. 

On Mon., April 23, BE THE MATCH, will be at the Bayonne Fire House from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Elise Johansen of BE THE MATCH is running the event.

Veronica of West Orange is a vivacious child with energy and joy. She has a sister.

Challenges are finding the perfect match.

All are encouraged to make sure that there are plenty of bone marrow testers entered in the national registry.

BE THE MATCH encourages everyone to participate and further information can be discussed at the Bayonne Fire department on April 23 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Please come and support: Team Veronica.

Check out the YouTube video and watch Veronica dance.

For more information: www.bethematch.org

 

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