Will You Marrow Me? – Help Save Canadian Moneet Mann’s Life, Register to Donate Bone Marrow

WASHINGTON, DC: Moneet Mann, a 24 year-old woman of Indian descent who lives in Canada, is putting the word out to south Asians between the ages of 17 and 35 to help her find a bone marrow match so she can battle acute myeloid leukemia.


moneetmann2Known as “Money” by her friends and family, Mann was diagnosed on October 11 of last year, while she was a student at Lake Head University in Thunder Bay. Although the chances of finding a bone marrow donor who’s a match can be small for just about anyone diagnosed with such a life-threatening disease, the situation is even more perilous for those of south Asian ancestry, as so few within that ethnic community are registered donors.


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Date added: 
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 5:00pm