Blood, bone marrow drive for Bakersfield baby diagnosed with type of Leukemia

Blood drive will be at Houchin Blood Bank

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A blood and bone marrow drive is being held to help out a local baby today.

From 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., the new Houchin Blood Bank on Bolthouse Drive will be accepting donations for eleven-month-old Jayce.

The baby suffers from a chromosomal defect and was recently diagnosed with a type of Leukemia. 

He's in need of a bone marrow transplant and ongoing blood transfusions.

Lunch will be provided from 11 to 1 p.m. for donors and dinner will be served from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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