Our Credentials

Key Facts and Figures

DKMS one office of global DKMS, the world’s largest bone marrow donor center with more than 6 million registered donors, more than 56,000 of whom have helped save lives by donating marrow or peripheral blood stem cells. Within the U.S., DKMS has registered more than 800,000 donors and facilitated over 2,500 donations.

National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP)

Since 1992, DKMS has been an officially accredited part of the Be The Match Registry® (operated by the National Marrow Donor Program) and meets annual NMDP compliance requirements. More than 35 percent of the NMDP’s registered donors are from DKMS and its international branches.

Internal Revenue Service Non-Profit Status

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has determined that DKMS (with the alias Delete Blood Cancer DKMS) be exempt from Federal income tax as an organization described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (the “Code”) and a public charity under Code Section 509(a)(1). Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law. The tax-deductible amount permitted for any contribution is limited to the excess of the contribution above the value of any goods or services received. A copy of the IRS letter of determination declaring the tax-exempt status of DKMS is available upon request. Please click here to view DKMS’ status on the IRS website.

New York State Department of Health

DKMS is licensed by the New York State Department of Health.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

DKMS is registered with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the activities it performs recruiting and coordinating the donation of bone marrow / blood stem cell donors.