2nd bone marrow drive planned for Charlotte County boy in need of transplant

Writer: Joey Pellegrino
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8-year-old Jakobe Washington, a child leukemia patient, speaks to WINK News with his mother, Imeria Price. “Kobe” needs a bone marrow transplant and is in desperate need to find a donor match. Credit: WINK News.

On Jan. 16, the family of Jakobe “Kobe” Washington will host a second bone marrow drive for the 8-year-old with leukemia.

It will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Oldsmar, near Tampa on the north side of Tampa Bay.

Read our story on the family’s previous Southwest Florida bone marrow drive.

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