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Americord to Help Gulf Coast Recovery Efforts after Hurricane Harvey


Americord, the fastest growing cord blood bank in the country, and a
leader in the advancement of umbilical cord blood, cord tissue, and
placental tissue banking, has committed to helping the thousands of
people whose lives have been devastated by Hurricane Harvey.

As part of our commitment to families and community, Americord will
donate $50 to the American Red Cross for every client who banks
umbilical cord blood, cord tissue, or placental tissue with us
throughout the month of September.

"Our hearts go out to the families who are struggling with this
catastrophic storm and its aftermath," commented Erin Willigan, Vice
President of Marketing for Americord. "We wanted to take immediate steps
to support the rescue and recovery efforts that are so desperately
needed by making this donation on behalf our clients and employees."

About Americord Registry ("Americord")

is a leader in the advancement of umbilical cord blood,
cord tissue and placental tissue banking. Americord collects, processes,
and stores newborn stem cells from umbilical cord blood for future
medical or therapeutic use, including the treatment of more than 80
blood diseases such as sickle cell anemia and leukemia. Our Cord Blood
2.0 technology yield up to twice the industry average number of stem
cells. Founded in 2008, Americord is registered with the FDA and
operates in all 50 states. The company's laboratory is CLIA Certified,
accredited by the AABB and complies with all federal and state
guidelines and applicable licenses. Americord is headquartered in New
York, NY. For more information, visit

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