We are currently doing a petetion so that all umbelical cords for children born in the state of ky will be saved instead of thrown away and used for children with cancer. This will happen with no cost to the parents having the baby. Once we have this bill passed in Ky we are trying to get it passed in all states and U.S. territories. what we need you to do is join the BMAST and add our myspace so that you may pass the petition along to your friends and family. If you don't have a myspace send a group e-mail to everyone in your address book and tell them to do the same. The info we need is name, state, age and # of kids. Copy and paste what I am going to write below to the top along with my e-mail to return it if someone doesn't want to sign it. :
This is a petition to make it so that all umbelical cords will be saved instead of thrown away and used for transplants for children with cancer. There is no cost to parents having the baby to donate them. There are only 2,800 cord bloods available in the world. Cord bloods may be used in the same way bone marrow is in transplants. please enter the following information below. After you have entered your name copy and paste the whole document along with your info and pass it to everyone in contacts list. Thank you for taking this step in saving children with childhood cancers. If you do not want to sign the please e-mail to BoneMarrowAwareness@yahoo.com so that all added names are not lost. If you want to pass this e-mail on to people that you know but don't want to sign just forward this petition.
Name City & State Age # of kids Email (optional)