How to save a life by donating blood or bone marrow

More than 18,000 Americans are diagnosed with a life-threatening illness every year. Some of these illnesses can be treated by bone marrow or blood cell transplants donations.

Patients seek donations hoping that a donor is a perfect match.

Be The Match is a national marrow registry that links patients with potential donors. The website manages the most diverse marrow registration in the world.

Interested in seeing if you can be a donor? All you have to do is visit their website and request an at-home mouth swab kit. You can click HERE to request a kit and learn more about the company.