5 Ways to Help Save A Life

August 14, 2013

Whether you want to swab your cheek to join the Be The Match registry of millions or post images on Facebook, there are PLENTY of ways to help save a life.

1. Donate Cord Blood

If you are pregnant, talk with your doctor about your decision to donate umbilical cord blood. The umbilical cord is usually thrown away, but with your generous donation, it can be collected after your baby's birth and put in a public cord blood bank to assist someone with a life-threatening disease. Learn more here.

2. Join the Be The Match Walk/Run

Be The Match Walk+Runparticipants raise critical funds throughout the year to help patients with blood cancers, like leukemia and lymphoma, take the next step toward a life-saving marrow transplant. The Be The Match Walk+Run brings together our passionate community to celebrate and transplant hope. Register today!

3. Host a Drive

You have the power to help save lives. Patients in need of a transplant and their families and friends have recruited many thousands of donors to the Be The Match Registry. Be The Match can help you tailor a recruitment campaign to your specific setting and execute it smoothly. Sign up to host one today!

4. Make a Contribution

A financial gift to Be The Match helps blood cancer and blood disease patients receive the care and treatment they need for a second chance at life. Invest in research. Invest in saving a life. Make a financial contribution here.

5. Sport the Be The Match Watch

Join Flex Watches in helping to raise funds and awareness for Be The Match. By wearing your BTM Watch you will be spreading awareness and your financial donation will help save lives. With every watchsold throughout August, Flex will give back $20 to Be The Match.