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Gift of Life strives to provide the highest quality services possible in the advancement of its mission. Below, you will find Gift of Life's industry accreditations, state license, and federal registration.
World Marrow Donor Association

Gift of Life is accredited by the World Marrow Donor Association. WMDA fosters international collaboration to facilitate the exchange of high quality hematopoietic stem cells.

National Marrow Donor Program

Gift of Life’s Marrow Donor Program participates in the National Marrow Donor Program and meets annual NMDP compliance requirements. Gift of Life and NMDP are contracted as associate donor registries.

National Marrow Donor Program

The Adelson Gift of Life – Be The Match Collection Center is approved as an apheresis center by the NMDP Membership Review Committee and meets annual NMDP compliance requirements.

AABB Apheresis Center Accreditation

Gift of Life’s apheresis center is accredited by the Association for the Advancement of Blood and Biotherapies (AABB) as a hematopoietic progenitor cell facility, recognizing the organization’s commitment to quality and the highest standard of care.

AABB Starting Material Qualification

Gift of Life Marrow Registry is AABB Cellular Starting Material Qualified. Facilities achieving this qualification have demonstrated their quality system meets or exceeds AABB's evidence-based standards for collection, storage, and processing of cellular starting materials.

New York State Department of Health

Gift of Life’s Marrow Donor Program is licensed by the New York State Department of Health.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Establishments that manufactures human cells, tissue, and cellular and tissue-based products (HCT/Ps) are required by FDA regulations to register with the agency and list the establishment's HCT/Ps.

BBB Wise Giving Alliance

The BBB Wise Giving Alliance helps supporters make informed giving decisions and promotes high standards of conduct among organizations that solicit contributions from the public.

GuideStar Platinum Exchange

Gift of Life is a platinum-level GuideStar participant, demonstrating its commitment to transparency, legitimacy and impact.


Gift of Life has been honored with the Top-Rated Award for 2022 from GreatNonprofits, showcasing stories shared by donors, patients and volunteers.

501(c)(3) Non-profit Organization

The Gift of Life Marrow Registry is a non-profit organization, granted tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law.

Florida DBPR

Gift of Life is registered with the State of Florida DBPR, License #5719, as a Restricted Rx Drug Distributor-Blood Establishment.

CLIA Accredited

This certificate is issued to a laboratory after an inspection to determine compliance with all applicable CLIA requirements. This certificate allows the facility to perform moderate or high complexity testing or both. The facility may also perform waived tests.

Be The Match Biotherapies

Be The Match BioTherapies Qualified HPC(A) and MNC(A) Contract Manufacturer

Charity Navigator

Gift of Life has received a 100 percent rating from Charity Navigator’s Encompass Rating System, a comprehensive evaluation tool that analyzes nonprofit performance based on four key indicators.

Florida Health

Gift of Life is recognized by the State of Florida Department of Health as a Florida Cancer Center of Excellence.