NEW YORK, July 18, 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, is hosting a "Twitter Shower" to raise awareness about cord blood banking as part of National Cord Blood Awareness month.
The "Twitter Shower" is part of Americord's #bankonbaby campaign to educate the public about the potentially life saving benefits of stem cells. The shower will quiz participants on four cord blood related questions from the Americord blog. Participation will count towards the chance to win a $500 Amazon gift card.
"We are excited to share this valuable information in a fun, engaging way and are hoping to spark a larger conversation," says Alysha Bullock, Marketing Coordinator for Americord. "We thank our Cord Blood Ambassadors for their involvement and encourage others to join us in helping change the future of medicine."
Everyone is invited to join the "Twitter Shower" on Tuesday, July 19th from 8 to 9 pm (EST). Join the conversation on Twitter @americord. Learn more about #bankonbaby at www.americordblood.com/bankonbaby.
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