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Be The Match was nominated for a Shorty Award!

Be The Match helps save lives. Thousands of people with life-threatening diseases like leukemia depend on Be The Match Registry to find a bone marrow donor.

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Be The Match (BeTheMatch on Twitter) was nominated for a Shorty Award(You can still submit a vote for fun, but the actual contest is over)

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Jack Benton
Jack Benton RT @bethematch: @BeTheMatch finished 11th place in #nonprofit for the Shorty Awards. Thanks for recognizing us and our life-saving work.
South Texas Blood
South Texas Blood Congrats! RT @BeTheMatch finished 11th place in #nonprofit for the Shorty Awards. Thanks for recognizing us and our life-saving work.
Lisa Frank
Lisa Frank RT @BeTheMatch: @BeTheMatch finished 11th place in #nonprofit for the Shorty Awards. Thanks for recognizing us and our life-saving work.
Donor Program (NMDP)
Donor Program (NMDP) @BeTheMatch, operated by @NationalMarrow, finished 11th in #nonprofit 4 the Shorty Awards. Thx for recognizing us.
Be The Match
Be The Match @BeTheMatch finished 11th place in #nonprofit for the Shorty Awards. Thanks for recognizing us and our life-saving work.
Be The Match
Be The Match @BeTheMatch finished 11th place in #nonprofit for the Shorty Awards. Thanks for recognizing us and our life-saving work.
Sharon Lewis
Sharon Lewis I nominate @BeTheMatch for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because... It will help people like a family member of ours
Regan Hall Reinerth
Regan Hall Reinerth I nominate @BeTheMatch for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they are helping save lives of patients who need donors
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Greg Wright
Greg Wright I nominate @BeTheMatch for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit they proactively get people to help save lives.
Brittany Sanchez
Brittany Sanchez “I nominate @BeTheMatch for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because I care about kids and curing them..!! =)"
Tom Edwards
Tom Edwards I nominate @BeTheMatch for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they're saving lives by finding bone marrow donors.for people with cancer.
Suzanne Kennedy
Suzanne Kennedy I nominate @BeTheMatch for an SA in #nonprofit because I want all kids with cancer to be cured. Kids rule! Please vote!
Suzanne Kennedy
Suzanne Kennedy RT @bethematch: 11th place! Help us get to #1. Nominate @bethematch 4 a Shorty Award in #nonprofit by midnight 2nite. http://bit.ly/8Rwb...
Tracy Julian
Tracy Julian I nominate @BeTheMatch for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...
Michelle
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Be The Match
Be The Match 11th place! Help us get to #1. Nominate @bethematch 4 a Shorty Award in #nonprofit by midnight 2nite. http://bit.ly/8Rwb...
Maria Davis
Maria Davis I nominate @BeTheMatch for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...
Arthur Robinson IV
Arthur Robinson IV I nominate @bethematch for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...they help save lives of people who needs bone marrow.
Karen
Karen I nominate @BeTheMatch for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because I have a friend in need of a bone marrow transplant!
The Shorty Interview
with Be The Match
What are six things you could never do without?
Be The Match Registry members, Be The Match Foundation contributors, our volunteers, our transplant network,
What's your favorite Twitter app?
Twtpoll
Twitter or Facebook?
Both
What feature should Twitter add?
An easy way to contribute to nonprofits.
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
Would love to see more marrow donors sharing their donation experiences.
Why should we vote for you?
Be The Match saves lives. Thousands of people with life-threatening diseases like leukemia depend on us to find a bone marrow donor.
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
marrow donor
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
Many!
How do you make your tweets unique?
Focus on connecting people to the unique opportunity to save a life through marrow donation.
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
Yes, we ran a Twitter challenge and RTed everyone on why they support Be The Match. A great success, but a lot of tweets all at once.
140 characters of advice for a new user?
It's about connecting.
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
@miss_mu
Why'd you start tweeting?
To connect with our Be The Match supporters where they are.
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
Yes, exchanging messages through Twitter has given us a new way to connect directly with our registry members, patient families, supporters.
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
Our vision is that everyone who needs a marrow transplant will have a match. We may not get there, but that's what we're working toward.