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Bone marrow drive for Allums siblings at ULM Monday

Published April 26, 2017

A bone marrow drive for James Christopher Allums, 21, and his sister Elizabeth, 3, is Monday, May 1 at locations throughout northeast Louisiana.

University of Louisiana Monroe Medical Laboratory Science faculty and students are helping organize the drive. The drive on campus is 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in the SUB and Quad.

Melanie Chapman, assistant professor to the School of Health Professions, said, "This is a wonderful opportunity for ULM Warhawks to fly high by working together and setting aside our busy agendas to give two great kids, and possibly others, the chance to live out their years. I am privileged to be a part of ULM and this community effort."


Bone marrow drive locations:

  • ULM SUB and Quad,  9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Monroe Athletic Club, 6 a.m.-9 p.m.
  • University Health-Conway, 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • St. Francis Medical Center;
  • Paulen Luttgeharm Insurance, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Glenwood Medical Mall Community Room, 1-4 p.m.
  • CenturyLink; Newk’s in West Monroe, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Rocket Lube in West Monroe, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Winnsboro Chamber of Commerce, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Brookshire’s in Farmerville
  • Louisiana Tech Plaza, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Times vary and new locations may be added. For information, check Facebook The Friends of James Christopher and Elizabeth Allums or visit caringbridge.org and search James Christopher Allums .