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Be the Match can host Tributes & Toasts around the country, where they honor recent donors and invite them to share their story with the event attendees (ie the honorees' friends and family).

Be the Match can host Tributes & Toasts around the country, where they honor recent donors and invite them to share their story with the event attendees (ie the honorees' friends and family).

Photo of Marney Binns
3 9

26 evaluations so far
The bone marrow donation process isn’t the same as it used to be.  The vastly superior technology has been updated, as has the procedure … but we’ve left the brand in past, where images of large hollow needles, long recoveries, and intense pain circu

The bone marrow donation process isn’t the same as it used to be. The vastly superior technology has been updated, as has the procedure … but we’ve left the brand in past, where images of large hollow needles, long recoveries, and intense pain circu

Photo of Marney Binns
8 19

28 evaluations so far
We all know donating bone marrows saves lives, simple as that. No spiritual leaders and faith organizations can deny the importance of a great cause such as saving lives. 
How can we provide the right resources to spiritual leaders and faith organiz

We all know donating bone marrows saves lives, simple as that. No spiritual leaders and faith organizations can deny the importance of a great cause such as saving lives. How can we provide the right resources to spiritual leaders and faith organiz

Photo of Chloe Tseung
9 11

19 evaluations so far
People meet to have Tupperware parties at their homes, where the host supplies food and drinks and presents the new Tupperware products. Why shouldn´t we apply this principle to a good cause like having a "Swap party" where people come together to in

People meet to have Tupperware parties at their homes, where the host supplies food and drinks and presents the new Tupperware products. Why shouldn´t we apply this principle to a good cause like having a "Swap party" where people come together to in

Photo of Veronika
7 13

17 evaluations so far
A mobile application to help groups organize bone marrow registry drives. A fast, accessible, one touch to join application that connects users to existing bone marrow drives and gives them the opportunity to organize a drive and invite others to joi

A mobile application to help groups organize bone marrow registry drives. A fast, accessible, one touch to join application that connects users to existing bone marrow drives and gives them the opportunity to organize a drive and invite others to joi

Photo of Carola Ponce
30 29

24 evaluations so far
Challenge cross-disciplinary teams at Stanford to build a computer program that could create music from a visual representation (i.e., musical score) of a registrant’s DNA.

Use the program to let people download their DNA masterpiece as an MP3 fil

Challenge cross-disciplinary teams at Stanford to build a computer program that could create music from a visual representation (i.e., musical score) of a registrant’s DNA. Use the program to let people download their DNA masterpiece as an MP3 fil

Photo of Joanna
13 28

29 evaluations so far
This concept turns the idea of 'donation' upside down and works around the idea of 'investing' instead.

This concept turns the idea of 'donation' upside down and works around the idea of 'investing' instead.

Photo of Anuja Singhal
6 9

17 evaluations so far
A simple concept incorporated into a wider promotional / awareness campaign might include a "choose your adventure" type Youtube video that is interactive. Yes, Youtube has interactive elements like hyperlinks to other videos within the video itself

A simple concept incorporated into a wider promotional / awareness campaign might include a "choose your adventure" type Youtube video that is interactive. Yes, Youtube has interactive elements like hyperlinks to other videos within the video itself

Photo of Sina Mossayeb
16 14

20 evaluations so far
Using an 'adda' where large numbers of indian men congregate and turning chai sellers into evangelists by incentivising them, I believe we could get the message out and get lots of registrations.

Using an 'adda' where large numbers of indian men congregate and turning chai sellers into evangelists by incentivising them, I believe we could get the message out and get lots of registrations.

Photo of Nikhil Velpanur
20 13

19 evaluations so far
Dentists could register their patients to become bone marrow donors during appointments. Many people may fear sitting in the dentist's chair, but they could feel better if they felt they were helping others.

Dentists could register their patients to become bone marrow donors during appointments. Many people may fear sitting in the dentist's chair, but they could feel better if they felt they were helping others.

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14 31

23 evaluations so far
Launching an education campaign in schools focusing the kids may be a good way of discussing the bone marrow donation process with transparency, to get the right information to the parents and prevent some barriers to appear.

Launching an education campaign in schools focusing the kids may be a good way of discussing the bone marrow donation process with transparency, to get the right information to the parents and prevent some barriers to appear.

Photo of Fernanda Cabral
7 10

11 evaluations so far
This concept combines with the Interactive map of registered donors. Please see http://3bl.me/az3ghz or click the colourful US map under 'Built on this' and give comment and feedback there. Convincing people to register as a donor is one thing, but t

This concept combines with the Interactive map of registered donors. Please see http://3bl.me/az3ghz or click the colourful US map under 'Built on this' and give comment and feedback there. Convincing people to register as a donor is one thing, but t

Photo of Arjan Tupan
16 15

9 evaluations so far
"Hi, I'm _____.  My favorite hobby is _________.  Are you my match?"
A website that lets potential donors put a human face to the recipient database by showcasing short video stories from actual potential receipiants that are personal and fun, showi

"Hi, I'm _____. My favorite hobby is _________. Are you my match?" A website that lets potential donors put a human face to the recipient database by showcasing short video stories from actual potential receipiants that are personal and fun, showi

Photo of Nancy Phan
5 7

10 evaluations so far
Imagine a competition amongst corporations for who could get the most cheek swabs- competition for a great cause! Target corporations that are internationally represented (i.e. high tech companies, software companies, research labs). The winning corp

Imagine a competition amongst corporations for who could get the most cheek swabs- competition for a great cause! Target corporations that are internationally represented (i.e. high tech companies, software companies, research labs). The winning corp

Photo of Krassimira Iordanova
6 13

8 evaluations so far