Now, doctors say he won't survive without a bone marrow transplant.
So, when we were asked to post this info to help find a donor, we jumped on it. Here's the important info we got from the release we were sent:
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition surprised the Jonah's family at their home in South Jordan yesterday with a complete home makeoverâ€”it will be big enough for all three family members with space for Jonah to practice soccer indoors when they weather's too extreme for him outside.
Team leader Ty Pennington and designers Xzibit, Paige Hemmis and Michael Moloney are in Daybreak working on it right now. Meanwhile, the Gomez family is enjoying a Disneyland vacation.
As for the bone marrow transplant, seven donor drives are being held on Saturday at Major League Soccer games across the country to find a match, including Real Salt Lake's game with Toronto FC.
Real Salt Lake v. Toronto FC, 7 p.m. June 25 Rio Tinto Stadium, 9256 S. State Street, Sandy Click here to get your tix
Potential donors will get the inside of their cheek swabbed and must be between 18 and 55 and in good health. DKMS, the largest bone marrow donor center in the world, will collect all donor information and let you know if you're a match.