In 1990, Peter Harf’s lifelong mission to register bone marrow donors began with the search for a donor match for his wife, Mechtild Harf who suffered from leukemia.
Q & ADKMS
Q What is your charity’s unique mission and program?
A Today, DKMS has branches in the U.S., Germany, the U.K., Poland and Spain. Globally, the organization has registered nearly 6 million donors and provided nearly 60,000 patients with a second chance at life.
Q How did you establish your charity?
A In 1990, Peter Harf’s lifelong mission to register bone marrow donors began with the search for a donor match for his wife, Mechtild Harf who suffered from leukemia. He registered 68,000 potential donors in a single year. Sadly, Mechtild lost her battle but in her honor, Peter started DKMS, which has grown to become the world's largest bone marrow donor center.
Q How will your charity use contributions from BRBF Infinity?
A Together with BRBF Infinity and their BluBond SHOP we were honored to have BRBF Infinity become a partner in this battle for health and together we can all help make a difference. With just one purchase of the DKMS collection today your proceeds will go towards this incredible life-saving organization. Help make a difference and purchase with a purpose now.
Q What is your ultimate dream in regards to your cause?
A Our ultimate dream is to register as many donors worldwide as possible to save valuable lives.
Q What outcomes has your charity seen through its work?
A We nearly saved 60000 lives, and are trying to do more every day.
Q How can BRBF Infinity convey your message to get people involved. How can people get involved in your cause?
A Purchase with a Purpose which goes a far way, and register as a donor if you have not done that already.
Q How much of the money BRBF raises for you, will you give back to the actual cause?
A We give back over 90% to the actual cause.