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Introducing NMDP, formerly known as the National Marrow Donor Program and Be The Match.  
Our name has changed but our mission has not: We save lives through cell therapy. 
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Host An Event

If you are looking for support and/or want to host an event in support of a patient searching for a donor complete our Searching Patient Engagement Form vs. the form below.

When hosting a registration recruitment event for NMDP, the following are necessary:

  • Volunteer must complete training prior to hosting an event
  • NMDP will not guarantee our presence, but will work to do our best to be available when we can
  • Volunteers must recruit and train any other volunteers who help with the event
  • Once you complete the form, a member of the volunteer team will discuss event details with you
  • NMDP will provide event supplies

If you are looking for NMDP to attend your conference or health fair, please know we will do our best to be in person as we are able, but most likely you will be the one fulfilling the booth requirements.

If you are a member of the U.S. military, Reserve, Coast Guard, National Guard; military dependent; or DoD civilian employee please email about hosting an event.

  • This form is intended to capture information if you are interested in hosting an event. If you have hosted an event in the past please reach out to your local staff. If you do not know who that is you can email Volunteer Programs at
  • Submitting this form does not guarantee your event.  We will make every effort to participate as schedules allow.  
  • Interested in being a volunteer? Find local opportunities or see other ways to be involved 
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Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required.

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Please include City AND State. Include other important info like school, business, etc.

Please provide as much detail as you can about the event


Volunteers are required to keep confidential all donor, patient, employee or volunteer information, or NMDP privileged or proprietary information encountered while volunteering for NMDP. Volunteers may use such confidential information only in a manner consistent with and necessary for the completion of their defined volunteer duties. Volunteers are strictly prohibited from disclosing this or other confidential information to any person who does not have a legitimate business or legal need to know.

All volunteers must adhere to this confidentiality agreement. Failure to maintain confidentiality may result in termination of the volunteer’s relationship with NMDP or other corrective action, including the possibility of legal action.

  1. I understand and agree that my photograph or video images may be made and/or used, in any form, in memorializing, promoting, or advertising NMDP, and that no compensation will be due to me in that regard. I irrevocably grant NMDP Foundation the exclusive right and authority to copyright, use, and publish such images for these purposes. 
  2. I recognize and freely acknowledge the risks and dangers of volunteering and fully assume all such risks and dangers arising from that participation, without limitation including accidents, physical injuries or death, property damage, any results of my negligence or the negligence of other participants or the Sponsors, any results of failures in my or others’ equipment, possible physical and/or mental exhaustion, possible COVID-19 exposure or infection, and all the costs and expenses I incur with respect to these risks and dangers.  Neither I nor my beneficiaries, heirs, next of kin, spouses, or assigns will sue or make any claims against the Sponsors in connection with My Claims or the risks and dangers I have assumed. I recognize and freely acknowledge that volunteering requires adequate physical and mental conditioning, and I represent that I am in sound physical and mental condition, sufficient to participate in the Event. I have no physical or mental impairment that would endanger others or me.
  3. I agree to indemnify and hold harmless NMDP Foundation and NMDP, its officers, directors, employees, agents, assigns and insurers from all claims, liability, and damages I may sustain from any cause, including negligence, as a result of my participation as a volunteer at this opportunity.