ST. LOUIS — St. Louis Blues superfan Laila Anderson is discovering methods to assist others amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
She is partnering with a nonprofit to boost consciousness for these in want of a life-saving bone marrow transplant.
She can be featured in Be the Match’s first-ever #Couch2Cure LIVE.
The all-day livestream occasion will characteristic a number of the most susceptible sufferers who’re on the lookout for a blood stem cell match throughout the pandemic.
Be The Match is the one group within the U.S. that facilitates bone marrow transplants, in accordance a spokesperson for the group.
“Be The Match hopes to encourage individuals to take advantage of out of their time in isolation and be a part of the nationwide registry or make monetary contributions to assist these nonetheless on the lookout for a match,” the spokesperson mentioned.
Laila can have her personal phase throughout the livestream the place she is going to share her battle with Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) and the way she’s been doing since her transplant.
Through the phase, she can even be interviewing a few of her favourite sportscasters together with Joe Buck and St. Louis Blues announcer Tom Calhoun.
The occasion can be streamed on Could 5. To study extra in regards to the occasion and to look at, click here.
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