You Stepped Up!

Signing up online is just the first step to be a potential bone marrow donor. Follow the steps below and keep on the way to becoming a lifesaver!

1. GET SWABBED!

In the next 10-15 business days YOU WILL RECEIVE YOUR SWAB KIT. It will have everything you need to swab your cheeks, including a prepaid return envelope to send your swabs back. Learn how to swab.

Why do you get swabbed? Here’s the science behind swabbing.

2. MAIL BACK YOUR SWAB KIT

Timing is important! We need those swabs back asap. As soon as you get your swab kit please MAIL IT BACK in the prepaid envelope provided.

3. Registry confirmation

It takes a total of 6-8 weeks for our lab to process your swabs. Once all the cool science happens YOU WILL RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION that you are on the registry.

4. Waiting time and donation

You are awesome and on the registry, which means that you are a POTENTIAL DONOR. The chances to be called is 1 in 400, so, keep your information updated.

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