A Very Special Story

We have a very special story today all in honor of Tyler Seddon, a Burrillville boy who is battling cancer for the second time. TylerSeddon021714

Local firefighters are scheduled to hold a blood drive and bone marrow registration for Tyler, today, February 25th from 2:30 to 7:30 p.m.  Tuesday at Pascoag Fire Hose #1, located at 105 Pascoag Main Street. http://bit.ly/OyGo4Z Video Via WPRI.com

Tyler is in need of a bone marrow transplant but does not have a matching donor in his family or on the registry. During his treatment, the 6-year-old has used over 200 units of blood and will continue to need more transfusions. See more of this story here http://bit.ly/1dusiqu Via WPRI.com

Tyler’s seventh birthday is just days away, and his mother’s effort to collect cards from police officers and firefighters went viral and gained nationwide attention.

tyler-firetruckIn addition to cards that have been sent from officials across the country, some officers are working to make Tyler’s special day one to remember. On March 6 – his birthday –  Burrillville Police plan to pick Tyler up at his home and bring him to the station for roll call, where he will be sworn in as colonel for the day. Then Tyler will head to Wright’s Farm where over 100 officers and a Blackhawk helicopter will be there to meet him.

For more of this story click here http://bit.ly/1pp8dua Via WPRI.Com

First responders are welcome to send young Tyler a birthday card at 96 South Main Street in Pascoag, R.I. 02859.

If you would like to make a donation to support Tyler, you can visit http://www.gofundme.com/TylersTroops.

A blood drive for Tyler will be held Tuesday, February 25 from 2:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Pascoag Fire House #1. Visit ribc.org to make an appointment, Sponsor Code 0260.

Addition to this original post:

If you couldn’t make the #Blooddrive for Tyler Seddon last night we have some alternate locations and dates where you can donate for him and/or sign up for the Be The Match Registry – Rhode Island Blood Center and possibly be his match!

Please give group #0260 when donating.

tyler Seddon- Pascoag Fire - Additional Drives and Centers One Sheet

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