Volunteers look for bone marrow donors in Fort Worth and Denton

About a dozen North Texans volunteers spent the day swabbing cheeks to help with a life saving effort.

You may have seen seven-year-old Hallie Barnard on Fox 4 news in the past.

The little girl’s family has been looking for her bone marrow match since she was diagnosed with a rare blood disease. The illness has been the inspiration for her non-profit Hallie’s Heroes.

Over the last year, Hallie’s Heroes volunteers have checked more than 1,300 people. They’ve found four matches for people around the country, but are still searching for a match for Hallie.

If you'd like to sign up with the National Bone Marrow Registry or become one of Hallie's Heroes, you can visit her website HERE.

Next drive:

Name: Hallie's Heroes 5K Fun Run
Date: April 2, 2016
Time: 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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