Clothing & Shoe Donations Needed | Be The Match

A dear friend of the community is in need of a Stem Cell Transplant.  No one in his immediate family is a match, which is where Be The Match comes in.  The resources from Be The Match will allow him to find a donor since, like 70% of all patients, no one in his immediate family is a match.

It costs Be The Match $100 to add each new potential donor into their registry.  

They have partnered with Angel Bins ( to collect clothing and shoes for third world countries.  They will write a check to Be The Match ( based on the weight of all the donations.  Please attach all used shoes together either by tying the laces together or using a rubber band.  Clothing and shoes will be accepted until May 10th.  

Any donations can be dropped off to:

1. 411 N. Sweetzer Ave., LA 90048

2. Rosewood Elementary Office - Attn. Tiffany Dushane 

3. 317 Avenue F, Redondo Beach CA 90277

4. 12-4 Saturday, May 10th at Crossfit Redondo (1206 South PCH, Redondo Beach)

What does Be The Match do?

  • Be The Match connects patients with life-saving marrow donors. We help save lives by:
  • Recruiting potential donors: Be The Match manages the largest and most diverse donor registry — more than 10.5 million marrow donors and nearly 185,000 cord blood units.
  • Supporting patients: Be The Match provides financial assistance to patients and their families to help offset costs of a marrow transplant.
  • Educating doctors: Doctors turn to Be The Match to learn about transplant advances, caring for transplant patients and the importance of timely referral for transplant.
  • Advancing science: Be The Match supports research to advance the science of marrow transplant, from improved donor and patient matching to improving post-transplant treatment.