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Aug 15, 2022

Marrow donor joins Gift of Life’s Volunteer Network

New York man joined registry in 2015 during Hillel’s annual basketball tournament
Aug 09, 2022

Biomed engineering major donated stem cells, then became a Gift of Life Campus Ambassador

Wants others to have the same opportunity to give the gift of life
Jul 28, 2022

Georgetown student and LGBTQ+ community member donates blood stem cells to patient battling leukemia

Donor advocates for gay men to join the marrow registry
Jul 22, 2022

Urgent transplant request leads to stem cell donation within two weeks

Donor was thrilled by five-star level treatment at Gift of Life’s collection center
Jul 06, 2022

Gift of Life honors Mindy Schneider and Dr. Michael Lesser with Partners for Life Award

Two young marrow recipients meet their lifesaving donors during the heartwarming event. Other supporters were also honored.
Jun 21, 2022

Stem cell donor finds himself emotionally invested in helping his recipient

He joined Gift of Life at recruitment drive organized by students from his high school alma mater

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Upcoming Donor Recruitment Events

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Jersey College Blood Drive
10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Jersey College Blood Drive
7775 West Oakland Park Blvd .
Sunrise, FL 33351
17
Aug
UCF - Fresh Fest BBQ - Hillel
12:00 PM- 1:00 PM
UCF - Fresh Fest BBQ - Hillel
3925 Lockwood Boulevard
Oviedo, FL 32765
18
Aug
APO Metro Atlanta Alumni Association
10:00 AM- 3:00 PM
APO Metro Atlanta Alumni Association
Sigma Zeta Foundation
2526 Delowe Drive
East Point, GA 30344
20
Aug
Binghamton Hillel Orientation Brunch
11:00 AM- 1:00 PM
Binghamton Hillel Orientation Brunch
Binghmton University Union
UUW324
Vestal, NY 13850
21
Aug
Pitt - Hillel
11:00 AM- 9:00 PM
Pitt - Hillel
4607 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
22
Aug
UCF - Welcome Expo
10:00 AM- 2:00 PM
UCF - Welcome Expo
4000 Central Florida Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32826
24
Aug
Congregation Beth Tefilah
9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Congregation Beth Tefilah
6529 East Shea Boulevard
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
28
Aug
GVSU Campus Life Night
6:00 PM- 8:00 PM
GVSU Campus Life Night
Lot H
1 Campus Dr
Allendale, MI 49401
28
Aug
Saint Joseph's University APO
11:00 AM- 3:00 PM
Saint Joseph's University APO
Student Center
5600 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131
29
Aug
Emory Hillel Block Party
5:00 PM- 8:00 PM
Emory Hillel Block Party
735 Gatewood Road Northeast
Hillel Center
Atlanta, GA 30322
31
Aug
411,763
Registered Donors
23,448
Donor Matches
4,303
Transplants Facilitated
158,470
Patient Searches
24,355
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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Aug 16, 2022

New match in University of Miami CAP Program

A 74 year old man battling Acute Myelogenous Leukemia has found a match.
MATCHES
42
TRANSPLANTS
3
Aug 16, 2022

New match in Yeshivat Sha'alvim's Donor Circle

A 18 year old man battling Inherited Immune Systems Disorders has found a match.
MATCHES
22
TRANSPLANTS
5
Aug 16, 2022

New match in Cam and Nick's Donor Circle

A 37 year old woman battling Acute Myelogenous Leukemia has found a match.
MATCHES
666
TRANSPLANTS
95
Aug 16, 2022

New match in Honeymoon Israel

A 37 year old woman battling Acute Myelogenous Leukemia has found a match.
MATCHES
332
TRANSPLANTS
36
Aug 16, 2022

New match in Project Life Movement

A 72 year old woman battling Myelodysplastic Disorder has found a match.
MATCHES
185
TRANSPLANTS
15
Aug 16, 2022

New transplant in Union College CAP Program

Donor transplanted a 65 year old man battling Myelodysplastic Disorder.
MATCHES
61
TRANSPLANTS
4
Aug 15, 2022

New match in Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT) Donor Circle

A 54 year old woman battling Leukemia has found a match.
MATCHES
164
TRANSPLANTS
20
Aug 15, 2022

New match in Campus Ambassador Program

A 21 year old man battling Leukemia has found a match.
MATCHES
2706
TRANSPLANTS
314
Aug 15, 2022

New match in BEGAL - EPSTEIN FAMILY

A 56 year old man battling Leukemia has found a match.
MATCHES
80
TRANSPLANTS
4
Aug 15, 2022

New match in Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT) Donor Circle

A 61 year old woman battling Acute Myelogenous Leukemia has found a match.
MATCHES
164
TRANSPLANTS
20

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