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Published September 21, 2011, 05:32 PM

Maris Cancer Center looking for bone marrow donors

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - The race to get 61 bone marrow donors is on.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

The race to get 61 bone marrow donors is on. "Be the Match Bone Marrow" registry set up shop in a South Fargo Sunmart parking lot. The drive is part of the 19th Annual Roger Maris 61 for 61 event to raise money for the Maris Cancer Center. Cancer survivors seeking treatment at the Maris Cancer Center say it's a great opportunity to give.

Maria Weinberger – Cancer Survivor Helping with Drive: “I’m here today because I think its just the most wonderful thing that we have this facility right here in Fargo.”

51 people are already signed up to be potential donors. The 61 for 61 the event ends Saturday.

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