Navigation Links
Bone Marrow Registry to Launch Groundbreaking Fundraising Technology to Overcome Madoff Crisis
Date:5/5/2009

Out of adversity comes opportunity.” Benjamin Franklin’s significant words uttered more than 250 years ago ring true for the Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation today.

New York, NY (Vocus) May 5, 2009 -– “Out of adversity comes opportunity.” Benjamin Franklin’s significant words uttered more than 250 years ago ring true for the Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation today. The international bone marrow registry has been the subject of news reports since it announced a substantial loss of support in the wake of the Madoff scandal.

On the evening of May 14, 2009, Gift of Life will unveil its public response to the overall economic crisis: a groundbreaking technological initiative that will fuel the testing of 150,000 new bone marrow donors. The announcement will be made at a major New York fundraiser to be held at the Marriott Marquis Hotel.

The kickoff will feature three New York area bone marrow donors who will meet their grateful transplant recipients on stage for the very first time. Warren Eisenberg, Chairman and Co-Founder of Bed Bath and Beyond, and one of the newest members to join the Gift of Life Board of Directors said, “I am involved in many good charities, but only one where I actually can see the people whose lives we’ve saved, and that’s Gift of Life.”

Over 500 invited guests will stand in solidarity with Gift of Life on May 14, including over 100 bone marrow donors and transplant survivors. Honored guests include Steve Geller, Co-Founder and Chairman of MDVIP, a national preventative and personalized healthcare company serving over 100,000 people in 30 states. Len Berman, recently retired legendary New York NBC-TV sports anchor, will serve as the event’s Master of Ceremonies.

The Partners for Life Gala is Gift of Life’s largest fundraising event of the year but additionally, one of the largest gatherings of donors and recipients in the world. Members of the media are invited to attend. All participants will be available for photos and interviews following their introductions.

For more information regarding Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation or the Partners for Life Gala, please contact Sherrie Kesselman at 1.800.9MARROW or skesselman(at)giftoflife.org.

The Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation ranks among the top international registries facilitating bone marrow and blood stem cell transplants for children and adults suffering from life-threatening illnesses. Gift of Life’s vision is a match for anyone in need of a donor, whenever they may need one. No patient should die needlessly for lack of a donor.

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2009/05/prweb2387634.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. A new method for bone-marrow-derived liver stem cells isolation and proliferation
2. Blood, Marrow Drive Offers Hope for Baseball Player, 15
3. After heart attack, bone marrow stem cells increase blood flow within heart
4. Why Blood and Bone Marrow Donors Are So Important: Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Profiles Blood Drive Honoree Lizzie Bell
5. ViroPharma Reports Results of Phase 3 Clinical Trial for Maribavir in Bone Marrow Transplant Patients
6. The 2009 Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award Granted for Pioneering Ideas for Early Detection of Ovarian and Lung Cancers, Bone Marrow Transplant Safety, and Discovery of New Genetic Markers for Cancer
7. Study uses bone marrow stem cells to regenerate skin
8. Stem cells and leukemia battle for marrow microenvironment
9. Aflac Agents and Employees Boost Bone Marrow Registry
10. Experimental Drug Fights Bone Marrow Cancers
11. Older age doesnt affect survival after bone marrow transplant
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Bone Marrow Registry to Launch Groundbreaking Fundraising Technology to Overcome Madoff Crisis
(Date:12/8/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... December 08, 2016 , ... With the ... created the “What’s In Your Mouth?” (WIYM) campaign to inform dentists and patients about ... Dentistry, the dental implant and prosthetic market in the U.S. is projected to reach ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... Premier Fitness Camp (PFC) and The Chopra Center ... loss and wellness program, at their world headquarters of Omni La Costa Resort & ... results to anyone seeking weight loss, personal development, a healthy lifestyle, or mental and ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... December 08, ... ... Presence Suite 10.2 version gives development continuity to its innovative Unified Instance ... channels management capacity. In addition, this new version optimizes the unattended auto-dialing ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... STATEN ISLAND, N.Y., ... for adherence to the highest standards of trauma, maternity, cancer and chronic obstructive ... president and CEO, Dr. Daniel Messina. , Among the recognitions, the American College ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... California Senate Bill (SB) ... per workers’ compensation claim in 2013 and 2014, according to CompScope™ Medical Benchmarks ... (WCRI) . , According to the study, medical payments per claim in California decreased ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/8/2016)... Dec. 8, 2016 Bodycad announced it ... improving the accuracy, reproducibility and speed for 3D ... and small bone orthopaedic applications. These patents are ... personalized orthopaedic restorations based on each patient,s distinct ... the company harnesses the world,s first suite of ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... , Dec. 8, 2016  Valeant Pharmaceuticals ... TSX: VRX) ("Valeant") today announced positive results from ... study to assess the safety and efficacy of ... treatment of plaque psoriasis. Within ... with moderate to severe psoriasis, IDP-118 showed statistical ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... , Dec. 8, 2016 True ... that brings leading-edge laboratory services and management expertise ... States , allowing more doctors and patients ... care management solutions. Logo - ... Hospital systems, under pressure to contain costs, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: