"I just want them to have the chance to have a normal, healthy life."
Jordan’s grateful for her mom’s efforts.
"I’m proud of her. I think she did a good thing," she said.
The ruling by the 9th Circuit applies only to bone marrow donors who donate through the most common method -- having blood cells drawn from the arm. It is still illegal to compensate for bone marrow taken from the hip just like it’s illegal to pay for organs.
MoreMarrowDonors.org is conducting a test to determine whether financial incentives will increase marrow donors. It will provide donors with a $3,000 stipend, which is funded by charitable supporters and not paid for by the patients.