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Featured Stories

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Jun 20, 2024

Philadelphia realtor asked to donate cells for research into new cellular therapies

Donor runs swab drive to help grow registry after her collection
Jun 11, 2024

USC graduate travels to South Florida to save leukemia patient

Donor joined registry on Birthright trip in 2018
Jun 04, 2024

Marrow donor and her overseas recipient form a close lifelong friendship

Volunteering for Gift of Life gives donor ways to share the mission with others
May 29, 2024

Survivor of three forms of blood cancer meets her marrow donor for the first time

Introduction held at private event in Los Angeles honoring the late Steven Bochco
May 21, 2024

John Carroll University freshman donates blood stem cells four months after joining the registry

Donor enjoys the beach for first time in over a decade on his "donation vacation”
May 14, 2024

Purdue University students add almost 500 new donors to the registry

Campus Ambassadors held five-day mega-drive at multiple locations

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It takes less than 5 minutes to have your Swab Kit completed and mailed back to our lab. This will allow us to include you in the Gift of Life Marrow Registry in order to match you to a patient in need now or in the future. You have the power to save a life!

Upcoming Donor Recruitment Events

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Senior Swab @ Chaim Berlin
1:00 PM- 2:00 PM
Senior Swab @ Chaim Berlin
Brooklyn, NY
24
Jun
One Huge Night Atlanta
6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Sonesta Gwinnett Place Atlanta
1775 Pleasant Hill Road
Duluth, GA 30096
24
Jun
Gift of Life @ Claude Moore HSL
10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Gift of Life @ Claude Moore HSL
1350 Jefferson Park Avenue
Charlottesville, VA 22908
26
Jun
Max's 13th Transplant Anniversary
5:30 PM- 7:30 PM
Max's 13th Transplant Anniversary
357 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
26
Jun
Illinois Pride Festival
1:00 PM- 5:00 PM
Illinois Pride Festival
Danville, IL
29
Jun
Town of Newburgh Community Day
6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Town of Newburgh Community Day
Newburgh, NY
3
Jul
Holy Cross Hospital Skills Fair
6:30 AM- 9:30 AM
Holy Cross Hospital Skills Fair
4725 North Federal Highway
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
9
Jul
Huron NYC
11:00 AM- 3:30 PM
Huron NYC
1166 6th Avenue
New York, NY 10036
11
Jul
9th Annual Hillary Silver Memorial Blood Drive
1:00 PM- 6:00 PM
9th Annual Hillary Silver Memorial Blood Drive
82 Portland Avenue
Georgetown, CT 06829
12
Jul
Soul Under the Stars: Prince vs. Michael Jackson
7:30 PM-10:00 PM
Soul Under the Stars: Prince vs. Michael Jackson
111 Broadway
Newburgh, NY 12550
13
Jul
475,595
Registered Donors
32,130
Donor Matches
5,166
Transplants Facilitated
188,557
Patient Searches
31,137
Donor Drives
47
Countries Served

Donor Circles

Donor Circles are personalized communities of donors and supporters that allow you to create fundraising campaigns, organize bone marrow donor drives, and participate in team events all while tracking your community’s direct impact on saving lives.

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Jun 22, 2024

New match in Kivunim

A 61 year old man battling Myelodysplastic Disorder has found a match.
MATCHES
24
TRANSPLANTS
2
Jun 22, 2024

New match in Alpha Chi Rho Fraternity Donor Circle

A 33 year old man battling Acute Myelogenous Leukemia has found a match.
MATCHES
15
TRANSPLANTS
1
Jun 22, 2024

New match in Spector Family Donor Circle

A 60 year old man battling Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma has found a match.
MATCHES
2524
TRANSPLANTS
314
Jun 22, 2024

New match in Hillel International

A 40 year old woman battling Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia has found a match.
MATCHES
3778
TRANSPLANTS
526
Jun 22, 2024

New match in SUNY Binghamton

A 40 year old woman battling Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia has found a match.
MATCHES
41
TRANSPLANTS
8
Jun 22, 2024

New match in Campus Ambassador Program

A 67 year old man battling Acute Myelogenous Leukemia has found a match.
MATCHES
6363
TRANSPLANTS
679
Jun 22, 2024

New match in Malachy Cashman's Donor Circle

A 24 year old woman battling Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma has found a match.
MATCHES
10
TRANSPLANTS
1
Jun 21, 2024

New match in Campus Ambassador Program

A 74 year old woman battling Acute Myelogenous Leukemia has found a match.
MATCHES
6363
TRANSPLANTS
679
Jun 21, 2024

New match in Kedma

A 78 year old man battling Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma has found a match.
MATCHES
938
TRANSPLANTS
132
Jun 21, 2024

New match in Foundation For Jewish Camp

A 18 year old woman battling Acute Myelogenous Leukemia has found a match.
MATCHES
243
TRANSPLANTS
30

Testimonials

Getting a match puts a whole new perspective on what you’re doing. Most people spend time volunteering to help others, but when you see a direct impact of your work, like a match being found for someone who doesn’t have any other chance at survival, it shows you just how much you are helping people. It shows why this is important, and why you must continue.

Hannah Steinberg
Gift of Life Campus Ambassador, University of South Carolina

Raising needed funds to support Gift of Life, and coordinating swabbing drives to find potential donors, has become my passion. By recruiting other volunteers, I have had the opportunity to encourage hundreds of caring people to engage the best parts of themselves in helping Gift of Life fulfill its life-saving mission.

Gail Oliver
Gift of Life Volunteer since 1991

This is a good deed that anyone would do – anyone of good heart would donate bone marrow. I feel grateful for the opportunity and pray and hope my recipient has the best possible outcome.

Aleksei K.
Bone Marrow Donor

Donating showed me that I can do more than I thought I was capable of. It’s an incredible feeling to think I’ve never met my recipient, but that we share so much in common.

Rebekah H.
Stem Cell Donor

As part of an ethnic minority [with Jewish ancestry] my sample helps make the registry more representative, increasing equitability in our health care system.

Matthew E.
Stem Cell Donor

Receiving the notification that we got a match was an extremely validating experience. It showed me that the effort we are putting in is really making an impact. I am excited to keep on swabbing and keep on finding matches!

Noah Streitfeld
Gift of Life Campus Ambassador, University of Central Florida

I think if more people knew that recipients relied on close genetic matches to receive a transplant, more people would join the registry.

Adin D.
Stem Cell Donor

How could I say no? I never had a second thought. I know someone at the other end is fighting to survive cancer and needs my help.

Keaton P.
Stem Cell Donor

I want to thank CBRE because it’s very gratifying when you work with a company of 78,000 employees that they would drill down deep enough to care about one particular employee’s cause. But that isn’t why they did it, they really bought into how important this cause is.

Stephen B. Siegel
Chairman of Global Brokerage, CBRE

People think about it too much! Go swab, see what happens, maybe you’ll find out you’re a match. Go with the flow and don’t worry. Twenty minutes to donate bone marrow and you’re done – you’ve saved a life!

Carl S.
Bone Marrow Donor

It is rare for people of African ancestry to find a match, and especially hard for people of mixed race. Donating is a wonderful opportunity, this is more of a privilege than anything else. You just feel very good in about yourself that you are doing something to help somebody, so I encourage everyone to get on the registry.

Ifunanya N.
Stem Cell Donor

The Mets are proud to be a longstanding corporate partner of 15 years with Gift of Life. When the donors and recipients meet [on the ball field] the space is immediately filled with gratitude, compassion and inspiration. We appreciate the work Gift of Life does every day and we look forward to creating many more memories together.

Juliana Sabra
Manager of Community Engagement and External Affairs, New York Mets