Patients depend on all of us
Be The Match® is a community of donors, volunteers, health care professionals and researchers helping patients get the life-saving treatments they need.
As a global leader in cellular therapy, Be The Match has been connecting donors and patients since 1987.
Every 3-4 minutes someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with a blood cancer.
70% of patients don’t have a fully matched donor in their family.
75+ diseases can be cured or treated from blood stem cells.
Wara on donation day
"The whole process was so wonderful and super smooth. I cannot wait to know who my recipient is, and all I hope for is that she gets better."
Wara, blood stem cell donor
"Todo el proceso fue maravilloso y súper sencillo. No puedo esperar a conocer al paciente que pude ayudar, espero que cada día se encuentre mucho mejor".
Wara, donante de células madre sanguíneas
Behind someone like you
Husband, father, fighter
Travis has been battling leukemia for over seven years. He is searching for a matching blood stem cell donor after relapsing for the third time.
Travis wants to do everything he can to let the world know we have magical cells in our bodies which can cure cancer.
To be 30 and thriving
Elise just wants to make it to her 40th birthday. With only 15% of remaining functioning bone marrow, her only hope for a cure is a blood stem cell transplant.
An avid baker and business owner, Elise wants to get back to doing the things she loves most.
Step up to save a life
Become a potential lifesaver to patients around the globe battling blood cancers or blood diseases in need of a donor.
Answer simple questions about your medical history to make sure you meet health guidelines.
Order a test kit
Receive a free cheek swab kit by mail in about 3-7 business days.
Your sample will be tested, and your genetic type will be added to the Be The Match Registry®.
Because of the genetic complexity of matching donors to patients, it could be several months or many years before you’re matched to a patient.
Patients and their families are counting on you to keep your promise to donate if needed. You could be someone’s only hope for a cure.
Ready to join the donor registry?
Order your free swab kit today! Join the Be The Match Registry®. You could save a life.