Welcome to our page! We are flattered that so many of y'all have asked about a registry and where to send gifts to. However, the most important thing to us is giving back to others. We would love for y'all to simply come out to the wedding and celebrate with us without worrying about bringing a gift. If anything, it would be more meaningful if our guests made a donation in our honor.
We have chosen Be The Match, an organization very close to our hearts. In 2014, Tatjana's friend David passed away from leukemia. He needed a bone marrow transplant and his brother was a match, but David was unfortunately too sick to receive the transplant. After his passing, it became Tatjana's mission to educate others and debunk myths about bone marrow and stem cell donations. With Miguel's giving heart, he stepped up to help spread awareness and volunteered with Be The Match as well!
Not all patients needing a transplant find a match. It's hard to find a match because you're looking for your genetic twin through a database of thousands of people who join the registry. Often times, people within the same family aren't a perfect match for each other and this is where Be The Match steps in. Be The Match is an amazing organization that builds the bridge between potential donors and recipients to help patients receive lifesaving transplants. Your donation can help add more potential donors to the registry, support patient assistance programs, and support research programs. To learn more, visit https://bethematch.org/.