Leukemia is a nasty disease…

“Julianna Buttners, A local Farmingville resident was three years old when she diagnosed with cancer in 2006. After a long battle of two and a half years of chemotherapy she went into remission but in Sept. 2009, the leukemia returned. Doctors now say a bone marrow transplant is her only hope.

She has been in Newsday a few times over the past few weeks. They had a bone marrow drive for her at the Farmingville Fire Dept and over 2,600 people came to show their support and see if they were a match. As of yet, there is not. If you would like to see if you are a bone marrow match you can still register.

Request a kit to be mailed to you by going online or by calling 1-866-340-DKMS. Refer to Drive Code JPF007 www.dkmsamericas.org/bone-marrow-donors/become-marrow-donor

Also, in conjunction with Radio station 107.3 FM, a lights synced to music fundraising drive will be starting Sunday December 6th.

The times are as follows on

Sundays – Thursdays from 5:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Friday and Saturday from 5:30 PM – 11:00 pm.

Address is 16 Lidge Drive, Farmingville NY 11738

Lights and lawn decorations that will flash, fade, twinkle and dance synchronized to the music. Participants will have a donation lock box and all donations will go to the Julianna for Hope Foundation.

If anyone has any questions, please have them contact me.

Thanks for your help.

Gary D’Angelo

(631)-961-1204

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