DENVER (CBS4) – Superheroes, with and without capes, came together to help a little boy battling a rare blood cancer.
Friends and family celebrated Henry Heckenberg’s 3rd birthday on Saturday.READ MORE: Colorado Senators Pass COVID Relief Bill As State GOP Leaders Blast Passage
Henry, also known as Superman Henry, has needed 19 blood transfusions after becoming seriously ill.READ MORE: COVID In Colorado: National Jewish Administers Johnson & Johnson Vaccine
Today, he’s feeling much better.
Bonfils Blood Center organized a blood drive to help save a life like Henry’s.MORE NEWS: Police: Kyle Daugherty Drove Stolen Aston Martin To Dealership, Fraudulently Paid For Porsche
They say 50 people came out to give blood and 13 people joined the Be The Match Registry through Bonfils’ Marrow Program.