Bone marrow donation drive for Superior Court Judge Carl Fox held in Chapel Hill

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WTVD) -- The community showed its support for a Triangle judge facing a life-threatening condition Friday.

A bone marrow donor registry drive was held Friday in honor of Orange and Chatham County Superior court Judge Carl Fox who has been diagnosed with blood cancer. Fox needs a bone marrow transplant.

The "Save the Fox" donor drive kicked off Friday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and will resume Saturday, July 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at University Mall in Chapel Hill.

Go to learn more about the Delete Blood Cancer program.

The District Attorney for Orange and Chatham counties, Jim Woodall, along with some sheriff's deputies and other court staff, got in line early Friday morning to register.

Anyone between the ages of 18 and 55 can get a mouth swab and be added to the registry.

July is National African-American Bone Marrow Awareness Month.

You can also be a marrow donor through the Be the Match program. Click here for more information on Be the Match.

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