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Americord To Help Gulf Coast Recovery Efforts After Tropical Storm Harvey

NEW YORK, NY (August 30, 2017): 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 Tropical Storm 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 the devastating 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, making this donation on behalf of our clients and employees.”


About Americord Registry (“Americord”)

Americord Registry is a leader in the advancement of umbilical cord blood, cord tissue, and placenta 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. 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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