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Mission Statement

Our mission is to educate and register donors for the Be The Match Registry, to promote awareness of the life-saving need for marrow or peripheral blood stem cell donations from adult donors to patients awaiting transplant, and to raise funds for donor testing, typing and recruitment.

Every year, more than 12,000 patients in the U.S. are diagnosed with life-threatening diseases such as leukemia, lymphoma and sickle cell, and a marrow transplant from an unrelated donor is their best or only hope for a cure. About 70 percent of patients in need of a transplant do not have a matching donor in their family. These patients depend on the "Be the Match" registry to find a match- and a second chance at life.

Patients are most likely to match someone of their own race or ethnicity. That’s why "Be the Match" continually strives to increase the size and diversity of the registry to improve all patients’ chance for a cure.

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We provide assistance to anyone that is in need of a life saving bone marrow transplant.

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