Bone marrow donor drive runs out of test kits

Bone marrow donor drive runs out of test kits

EUGENE, Ore. - Ron Sexton needs a bone marrow transplant in his fight against blood cancer.

His gym, Courtsports, held a donor registry drive on Monday to try and find a match.

KVAL News stopped by

- and enough folks turned out to use up all the donantion kits on site.

Sexton said a woman visiting family from Portland took three buses from Thurston out to Courtsports to register as a possible bone marrow donor.

He gave her a ride back to Thurston as a thank you.

You can still

request a kit to test and see whether you are a suitable bone marrow donor

.