Shaka Mitchell

Shaka Mitchell chairs the board of MoreMarrowDonors.org. He is of African-American and Puerto Rican heritage. Shaka joined the fight to ensure that more patients, especially minorities and people who are multi-racial, can find the donors they need.

  • December 28, 2009    |   Other

    Bone Marrow—NOTA Challenge

    Saving Lives: Challenging the Federal Ban on Compensating Bone Marrow Donors

    Every year, nearly 3,000 Americans die because they cannot find a matching bone marrow donor.  Minorities are hit especially hard.  Common sense suggests that offering modest incentives to attract more bone marrow donors would be worth pursuing, but federal law makes that a felony punishable by up to five years in prison. That is why…

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