United Kingdom – The Inner Wheel Club is one of the largest clubs in the world with a membership base of 100,000 women and grandmothers. The club began in January 1924 with an aim to create friends and to raise funds for international, national and local charities.
Carol Kelley stands as the club president this year and her group wishes to educate the public about the benefits of cord blood donation and raise money for the event “Coin for a Cord Day,” which will be held on May 9.
In order to raise money, various personal items (pens, pins, etc.) are to be sold on the fifth of May at Cherrybrook Shopping Village and at Penant Hills Railway Station on the sixth.
All money will go to research institutions to conduct more scientific researches about cord blood donation.
Cord blood contains stem cells that when used in transplant, it can cure malignant diseases such as cancers (Acute Leukemia, Chronic Leukemia, Hodgkin & Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma and Myelodysplastic Syndrome), blood disorders, immune disorders, metabolic disorders, brain injury. cerebral palsy, type-1 diabetes and hearing loss. To search for cord blood banks, simply scan this directory – BloodBanker