Rodney Hilton
As a Family & Patient Advocate, he provides the needed support many depend upon when dealing with a sick loved one.

Cynthia Reed, MBA
Our Chief Financial Officer assists P.O.L. in obtaining our fundraiser goals.

Erica Lee-Benedetto
Our Marketing Director makes sure we're where people need us.

Curtis Morrison, Esq.
Chief Legal Counsel ensures we are represented in all partnerships.

Legislation

Jaden's Law passed in New Jersey in 2010.  Our goal is to pass this legislation in every state, in hopes to ultimately become federal.

volunteering

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mission & vision

No need is too small and no voice is too quiet to be heard. We will devote the time and energy necessary to educate, advocate and find a match.

our leadership & Advisory team

Finding a match for 2-year old Jaden was expected to be a short-term commitment, but it became a life-long journey. We are so fortunate to be able to impact the lives of others, all while partnering with some of the most passionate and driven philanthropists on the globe.

Foundation History

  1. 2006- Brett & Shana met Jaden and their lives changed forever.
  2. 2007 - 3-year old Jaden lost his battle to leukemia.  Preserve Our Legacy started.
  3. 2010 - Preserve Our Legacy Co-founders wrote legislation and got Jaden's Law passed in New Jersey.
  4. 2010 - Preserve Our Legacy launched Preserve Our Legacy Cord Blood Program at Harlem Hospital.

BRETT AND SHANA MELIUS, CO-FOUNDERS

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