Be The Match Recognizes Individuals and Organizations Working to Save Lives Through Cell Therapy
MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 27, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP)/Be The Match®, today announced the recipients of its annual NMDP/Be The Match Awards at The ONE Forum 2023. The awards honor individuals, groups, NMDP/Be The Match Network members or organizations working to increase awareness or access to potentially life-saving cell therapy.
- Grow Award: Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) Fraternity
The fraternity’s leadership and chapters around the country have dedicated themselves to growing the registry and increasing awareness among people who are 18 to 24 years old. SAE’s efforts have led to over 11,000 new registry members and more than 20 donors so far.
Award winners were selected for their innovative work in advocating for patients and donors, growing the presence of NMDP/Be The Match within their community, improving understanding around the transplant process and increasing awareness of cell therapy programs.
“We are honored to celebrate and acknowledge the contributions of this year’s NMDP/Be The Match Award winners,” said Amy Ronneberg, Chief Executive Officer for NMDP/Be The Match. “The dedication that these remarkable people and organizations have shown in supporting our mission is truly inspiring and the results of their efforts have a real impact in saving lives through cell therapy.”