Swab plus DNA = Save A Life
Make (it) Happen:
You can take one or more of these simple action steps today --
and be sure to share them with a friend!
> JOIN THE BE THE MATCH REGISTRY - You could be the one to save a life.
Thousands of patients hope for a bone marrow donor who can make their life-saving transplant possible. They depend on people like you. You have the power to save a life. Find out how to take the first step today at www.BeTheMatch.org.
You and your family and friends can also help grow the Be The Match Registry(R) -- your efforts may help save the life of any patient in need of a bone marrow transplant. The donors you recruit will become part of every patient's search for a matching donor. You can make a difference to patients everywhere!
> GIVE A FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTION - Make transplants a reality for patients.
You make bone marrow and umbilical cord blood transplants a reality for patients when you give to Be The Match Foundation(R). Thousands of patients with leukemia and other diseases depend on us to raise funds to grow the Be The Match Registry(R), provide financial assistance to help patients throughout their transplant journey, and advance medical discovery. Donate today.
> GET INVOLVED - You can spread the word.
Be part of the Be The Match community. We're working together to help patients with leukemia and other life-threatening diseases get the bone marrow or umbilical cord blood transplants they need. Join our online communities on Facebook and Twitter, sign up to receive email notices about events or volunteering, or send an e-card.
> DONATE UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD - At your baby's birth.
A joyous event for you could become the same for someone in need. In the past, when a baby was born, the umbilical cord was thrown away. But today, blood from the umbilical cord can be collected after your baby's birth and donated to a public cord blood bank to help someone with a life-threatening disease. Learn more about how you can do this here.
> BE THE ONE RUN - Every step helps patients receive the marrow transplant they need.
Be The One Run(R) is a walk and run event for people of all ages and fitness levels. It includes a 5K, a 1K and a short-distance Tot Trot. Be The One Run unites communities nationwide determined to cure patients with diseases like leukemia and lymphoma. Find an upcoming event in a city near you at BeTheOneRun.org .
> SHOP BE THE MATCH - Shop to save lives.
Shop for Be The Match fun tees, one-of-a-kind jewelry, reusable totes and more, all to help save lives. 100% of the net proceeds from your purchase directly support the mission to save lives through marrow transplant.
Visit www.ShopBeTheMatch.org today!