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Toddler who got lifesaving transplant meets donor for first time

One day of Laura Pacheco's time gave a 3-year-old stranger a lifetime. [More] MORE
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International Volunteer Day Spotlight: Ruth

Established by the United Nations, International Volunteer Day (IVD) falls on December 5 each year. It is a time to celebrate volunteerism: highlighting individuals who regularly give of their time, energy, and skills. [More] MORE
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Give to Gift of Life on #GivingTuesday

Giving Tuesday, the day following Cyber Monday, seeks to re-center us from kicking off the holiday season spending on ourselves to spending on others. [More] MORE
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Not All Stem Cells Are Created Equal - Do You Know The Difference?

Dr. Bruce Lenes, Medical Director, Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation Did you know that only 20 percent of bone marrow transplants actually involve the transplantation of bone marrow? Sounds crazy, right? Well, in fa... [More] MORE
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Survivors, Heroes and Runners Unite at Gift of Life’s Fourth Annual Walk for Life

On Sunday, February 9th, supporters, runners, friends and volunteers gathered for Gift of Life’s fourth annual Walk for Life on the campus of Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. The Walk raises awareness a... [More] MORE
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Montreal Swabs for 5-Year-Old

As President of the Concordia University Emergency Medical Team in Montreal, Quebec, 24-year-old Stephanie was looking for a way to spread awareness about blood cancers, genetic diseases and the importance of bone marr... [More] MORE
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New Father Saves Life

For any donor, learning that he or she is a match for an eight-month-old baby in need of a transplant would be a moving and fulfilling experience. For Aharon, who, together with his wife, Chayah, was expecting the arri... [More] MORE
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From Donating to Inspiring Others

In 2009, Chaim was attending Yeshivat Reishit in Israel, he came across the opportunity to join Gift of Life’s registry of donors, he was inspired and felt it was something worthwhile to do.  While he did no... [More] MORE
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Exciting New Partnership!

Gift of Life is proud to announce our new partnership with the Religious Action Center (RAC). Our two organizations will be working together to register more life-saving donors during Yom Kippur. We hope all congregant... [More] MORE
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Mikayla's Big Win

For most kids, preparing for an upcoming bar or bat mitzvah means hours of studying Hebrew and reciting Torah portions.  Many students are also required to take part in a tzedakah (social action) project as well, ... [More] MORE
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