NEW YORK, Aug. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Americord, the fastest growing cord blood bank in the country, and a leader in the advancement of umbilical cord blood, cord tissue, and placenta tissue banking, has successfully concluded their National Cord Blood Awareness Month campaign.
Thanks to the support and commitment of the Cord Blood Ambassadors, over 316,000 social media users were able to learn more about the potentially lifesaving benefits of banking cord blood and cord tissue.
At the close of the campaign, Americord is showing their appreciation to those who participated by awarding the contest winner, Laura Adams, a $500 Amazon Gift Card and the other Cord Blood Ambassadors a special $300 discount towards cord blood banking.
In addition to recognizing the campaign supporters, Americord will make a $15,000 charitable donation to help advance its dual campaign goals of science and education. The donation will be apportioned between Duke University, Parent's Guide to Cord Blood, and Save The Cord Foundation.
"It's exciting to see the enthusiasm of all of our Cord Blood Ambassadors," said Marketing Coordinator, Alysha Bullock, "Their dedication and hard work is inspiring. It proves that a true community effort is our greatest resource in educating the public about the importance of cord blood and cord blood banking."
Due to the success of #Bankonbaby, the company is planning to continue the conversation with a series of future social awareness campaigns. Americord foresees #Bankonbaby as just the first step in public cord blood education.
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 www.americordblood.com.
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SOURCE Americord Registry