Blood, marrow drive set to help area toddler

Inland Northwest Blood Center is having a blood and marrow drive to help support Maddie Coats, a Tri-City 2 1/2-year-old who is fighting cancer.

The drive will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Columbia Community Church, 150 Gage Boulevard, Richland. Marrow registration is free.

Sign up at myinbc.org but walk-in donors will also be welcome. For more information call 509-991-2501.