Love Hope Strength at ACL Fest
A founder of Love Hope Strength once explained to me that finding a match for bone marrow transplants is like trying to find a needle in a haystack, but the needle is a person and the haystack is the world. Love Hope Strength has been encouraging concert goers to GET ON THE LIST to be a bone marrow donor since 2007. You can find them in the ACL Cares area at ACL Fest. You fill out some paperwork, get swabbed, and you're on your way back to the music. All your information remains confidential. LHS partnered with DKMS (We Delete Blood Cancer) in the process, "in the 10 year partnership, Love Hope Strength Foundation has registered well over a hundred thousand music fans to the National Marrow Donor Program helping to save lives of those suffering from blood borne illness."
The whole process will take you less than 10 minutes and you might just save someone’s life! Yes, I'm ON THE LIST, and a few years ago my good buddy got swabbed and ended up being a match for someone. Amazing! Over 500 of you awesome Rowdy Rockers GOT ON THE LIST the first weekend of ACL Fest. Let's double that weekend two and continue the trend of ACL Fest being the festival with the most total matches! My buds Rob and John from LHS tell you all about it right here. Please make time to swing by and see them at ACL Fest!
If you aren't attending the festival, you can still GET ON THE LIST! Click HERE to find out how easy it is to have a swab kit sent directly to your home.
Here's a quick video to sum up all the awesomeness of Love Hope Strength.
You can click HERE to see my recap of everything I put inside me (ears and gullet) weekend one of ACL Fest.