DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A Dallas area 8-year-old was looking for a savior and apparently found one.

Now Bennett Williams’ family is on a mission to try to help others in need of a life-saving transplant.

img 2075 Likely Bone Marrow Donor Match Found For 8 Year Old With Leukemia

Bennett Williams (Williams family)

Bennett Williams is fighting leukemia for the second time in his young life.

Bennett needs a bone marrow transplant for any hope of a cure, but first he needs a donor.

The family said Thursday afternoon, they just found a likely match for Bennett.

 Likely Bone Marrow Donor Match Found For 8 Year Old With Leukemia

Bennett Williams (Williams family)

The family is hoping to find help for others who typically have a hard time finding matches, with a bone marrow donor registry drive.

Anyone in good health, between 18 and 55 can register.

Registering involves a fast, easy and painless cheek swab.

The donor registry drive in Bennett’s honor is Sunday, October 14 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Hyer Elementary School at 8358 Durham Street in North Dallas near Northwest Highway and Northpark Center.

 

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