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The Story

DKMS and Everton Football Club are inviting all fans aged between 17-55, and in good health, to come to Goodison Park to register as potential blood stem cell donors. Please visit the People’s Club Lounge situated in the Park End at Goodison Park, on Saturday 9 October (10am-4pm) and Sunday 10 October (9am-3pm).

Everton legend Gary Stevens is supporting a walk-up clinic, run by DKMS, to help boost the number of lifesaving stem cell donors.

Stevens was prompted to take action after his four-year-old son, Jack, was diagnosed with juvenile myelomonocytic leukaemia, a rare blood cancer that affects young children.

Former Blues defender Stevens is encouraging as many people as possible to turn up and be swabbed at the clinic to help children like Jack: “There are little kids all over the world who are desperately in need of a match for their stem cells, and I know that Evertonians will get behind this event, so please give your time and you might find yourself a superhero!”

If you can’t make the event at Goodison Park, but still want to help and are aged 17-55 and in good general health, then you can still register online for your home swab kit.

Donate or fundraise now

The money you raise or donate on this page will add more potentially lifesaving matches to the register, as adding each one costs £40. Your support will give more people with blood cancer and blood disorders a second chance of life.

Are you ready to become a potential lifesaver? Join the register now

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