Grab a ball. Grab your squad.
Join the #PassItOn2021 Movement.

Most people don't know their blood stem cells can cure a patient battling leukemia or a deadly blood disease. You can join a team of lifesavers with a simple cheek swab. Will you help us spread this amazing news?

Join pro football player Austin Jackson in the #PassItOn2021 Movement.


Get outside with your phone.
Take a short video of yourself catching and passing a ball, puck, birdie, whatever! While saying “Be The Match, Pass It On!”.


Post your video.
Post the video to your social media with the hashtag #PassItOn2021 and tag @BeTheMatch.


Get others involved.
Challenge three or more of your friends to do the same.


Join a Team of Lifesavers
Austin Jackson never imagined he'd make it to the pros or save his sister Autumn's life. You could also Be The Match for a patient in need of a blood stem cell or marrow transplant. 

Our blood stem cells can cure a patient battling leukemia or deadly blood diseases. A simple swab of your cheek is the first step to becoming a donor match. 

Join Today.

Let's keep the ball moving to help more patients find a match and win their battle against blood cancer and blood disease. 

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Thank you to the Andy Talley Foundation and the Get In The Game college athletics recruitment program, which has led to more than 800 unrelated donors giving blood stem cells or bone marrow to help cure patients battling leukemia, sickle cell disease and other life-threatening blood diseases.

About Be The Match® 

For people with life-threatening blood cancers—like leukemia and lymphoma—or other diseases, a cure exists. Be The Match connects patients with their donor match for a life-saving marrow or umbilical cord blood transplant. People can contribute to the cure as a member of the Be The Match Registry®, financial contributor or volunteer. Be The Match provides patients and their families one-on-one support, education, and guidance before, during and after transplant. ​ Be The Match is operated by the National Marrow Donor Program® (NMDP), a nonprofit organization that matches patients with donors, educates health care professionals and conducts research through its research program, CIBMTR® (Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research®), so more lives can be saved. To learn more about the cure, visit or call 1-(800)-MARROW-2.