Marrow Donor Program News and Special Events
Be the Match
The Registry has a new name!
The Registry has a new name - Be The Match. The National Marrow Donor Program will remain the name of the overall organization and will continue to provide the products and services the transplant community depends on. Be The Match is now the new face and name for the Registry and will more clearly illustrate what those who join the registry want to do - be a match and save a life.
Miracle Match Marathon
The marathon helps give others the gift of life by honoring donors and recipients
The Miracle Match Marathon announces its 2010 Race Director and Honorary Race Director:
Nancy Goodnight, Race Director
Susan Wehmeyer, 2010 Honorary Race Director
Lone Star Circle of Life Bike Tour
13th annual tour successfully kicked off October 23, 2010
The 13th annual Lone Star Circle of Life Bike Tour cycled throughout the state this October to increase the awareness for the need of life-saving donors of blood, marrow, organ and tissues.
Upcoming Marrow Drives
Every day, thousands of patients hope to find a match on a registry of 8 million people. And they are still hoping. Every person who joins the registry offers another ray of hope.
Attend a local marrow drive to talk with a Marrow Donor Program recruiter about how to join the registry.