$10 buys pipettes for our nonprofit DNA lab. $20 buys a police report ($400 a large case file). $1,600 reconstructs a '90s database of freight train riders. $5,000 tests multiple DNA samples. Except lab staff, we're all volunteers - 100% of donations go to investigation and DNA testing.
Opt in at GEDmatch.com! It's super easy. First, go to GEDmatch.com. It takes less than 5 minutes to upload your DNA results from Ancestry.com, 23andMe, MyHeritage, FTDNA, and other testing sites. Be sure and OPT IN - click on the little police shield to confirm that you're OK with your DNA helping to catch killers and identify unidentified bodies.
Visit our FIGG Resources page for a video showing the GEDmatch upload process.
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