Community Rallies To Help Local Five-Year-Old In Dire Need Of A Bone Marrow Transplant

By U Cast Studios
December 6, 2021

Community Rallies To Help Local Five-Year-Old In Dire Need Of A Bone Marrow Transplant

If you’re 18-40 and you’re a match, you’re donation can save Ayden’s life!

Ayden Flyer 1

Dec 6th, Simi Valley, CA – At two years old, Ayden Denne was diagnosed with Philadelphia chromosome-positive Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (Ph+ALL). He completed three years of intense treatment and was starting to live like a normal five-year-old when Ayden’s parents received the terrible news that his cancer had returned to his brain and spinal fluid. A bone marrow transplant is needed urgently to save Ayden’s life. The Simi Valley Rotary Club, business leaders, community members, and supporters from all walks of life have been working tirelessly to spread the word that they need 18-40 year-olds to get tested to see if they’re a match for Ayden – they call themselves Team Ayden. Sadly, it’s extremely difficult to find a perfect match, making it imperative to have as many people as possible get tested right away!


What can you do?

Get tested to be a match. The test is simple, just a quick swab inside the mouth. All adults 18-40 years old are a candidate, however, anyone can help by sharing this plea with friends, family, coworkers, faith groups, and on social media. Ayden’s family has taken to social media to provide links and updates.

See below


Match For Ayden on

Text MATCHFORAYDEN to 61474.

Contact Joyce Valdez from Be the Match at 626-373-4000 or [email protected] to set up a swab event


If you are interested in getting tested to see if you’re a match for Ayden, please stop by and get tested at one of the following locations:

12/11/2021 9:00 AM- 12:00 PM Lowe’s @ 13500 Paxton St, Pacoima, CA 91331
12/11/2021 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Lowe’s @ 1275 Towne Center Way, Simi Valley, CA 93065
12/11/2021 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Kid Gloves Boxing   1555 Towne Center Way Suite 190, Simi Valley, CA 93065
12/11/2021 7:30 AM – 3:00 PM Simi Covenant Church  4680 Alamo St, Simi Valley, CA 93063
12/14/2021 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM PokiTomik   3068 Cochran St, Simi Valley, CA 93065

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