Postal Service delivers hope through Marrow Donor Program
The U.S. Postal Service is known for delivering mail and packages throughout America, but did you know it is the largest contributor to the National Marrow Donor Program's Be The Match Registry? Thousands of patients with leukemia, lymphoma and other life-threatening blood diseases need donor matches for a bone marrow or blood cell transplants, ...
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#1 Jan 5, 2011
It's ironic the post office NOW wants kudos for it's employees marrow donations. They've been fighting the small amount of work loss, this life saving effort costs the donor employees. I was a reliable blood donor, UNTIL I became a postal worker and figured out that management has time allowances in the contract, but not the budget. When the marrow registry asked for me to donate marrow, I declined. My manager wouldn't let me schedule the sick leave.
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