Students and faculty of the College of Saint Rose and Be The Match are teaming up to help patients in need of a marrow or umbilical cord blood transplant by raising funds to add potential marrow donors to Be The Match Registry®. By supporting this event, you will help raise funds for patients in need of an unrelated marrow or umbilical cord blood transplant. Together we have the potential to truly make a difference to thousands of men, women and children in need of a life-saving transplant.
The following groups are sponsoring this upcoming marrow drive:
College of Saint Rose Student Association, Residence Life and Student Affairs, Voorheesville Teachers Association,
How YOU can help:
Be The Match relies on our support to collect contributions from community members to further its mission. Proceeds will help add potential donors to the Be The Match Registry®. I hope you'll consider making a contribution today. Together we can help save lives!
To make a contribution online, please click on the blue "Make a Gift" box under my photo.
What does Be The Match do?
Be The Match connects patients with life-saving marrow donors. We help save lives by:
- Recruiting potential donors: Be The Match manages the largest and most diverse donor registry — more than 10.5 million marrow donors and nearly 185,000 cord blood units.
- Supporting patients: Be The Match provides financial assistance to patients and their families to help offset costs of a marrow transplant.
- Educating doctors: Doctors turn to Be The Match to learn about transplant advances, caring for transplant patients and the importance of timely referral for transplant.
- Advancing science: Be The Match supports research to advance the science of marrow transplant, from improved donor and patient matching to improving post-transplant treatment.
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