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TODAY Show celebrates donors for sharing kindness

January 09, 2017

NBC’s TODAY Show recently featured two courageous transplant patients: the young woman, Markel, who met her life-saving marrow donor, Shauna for the first time in New York, and 7-year-old Anna, who received her transplant last fall.

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A story of life-saving generosity

July 28, 2017

Jox is a 43 year old teacher, father and husband – and the ultimate altruist. In 2008, he donated blood-forming stem cells to help a searching patient in desperate need of a bone marrow transplant. But his selflessness didn’t stop there.

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Best friends both called to donate

November 11, 2016

Best friends Brad and Miranda joined the Be The Match Registry® at different times and for different reasons. Neither of them could have guessed what a difference their decisions would make.

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The donation journey of a high school student

April 06, 2016

At just 18 years old, Jonah has accomplished so much. He’s a math whiz on his high school’s math league, takes college-level math classes, and is a competitive Rubik’s Cube champion. He is also a hero to a patient who needed a marrow transplant.

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My Bone Marrow Donation Journey

September 17, 2018

In 2013, Aja-Reigh was working for a news station, and was fortunate enough to do a story on Be The Match® and it inspired her to join the registry. A year later, she was called to be a donor for a kid with sickle cell disease.

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A donor-recipient meeting helps raise awareness among D.C. lawmakers

April 03, 2018

On March 20, in Washington, D.C., a first-time meeting between a marrow transplant recipient and her donor forged a life-long connection between two women. The meeting also raised awareness about how Congressional support is vital to help future patients get the marrow or cord blood transplants they need.

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An unexpected bond

February 25, 2019

Latral always knew helping others was her calling, which explains her 20 years of experience in the medical field. She is the head dialysis technician at Virginia Commonwealth University Health System. In 2014, Latral and her husband were soon to celebrate their anniversary when Latral fell ill and knew something wasn't right.

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World Marrow Donor Day

May 21, 2019

Thank you to all the blood stem cell donors and registry members who are saving lives around the world!

Did you know that nearly 50% of all blood stem cell transplants use international donations? 

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