Lancashire BME Network are working in partnership with NHS Blood and Transplant to promote Organ Donation. 

Their aim is to educate BME communities on organ donation, becoming organ donors and recruiting volunteer champions from all BME backgrounds who will deliver workshops to their own communities to raise awareness. 

Lancashire BME Network are holding an event to launch the ‘It Could Be You’ Organ Donation campaign on 4 March at Bangor Street Community Centre in Blackburn, 10am-1pm. 

Invited guest speakers include:

Organ recipient Faizan Awan, Award-winning Diversity Lead Nurse - Angela Ditchfield

Director of Caribbean and African Health Network - Rev. Charles Kwaku-Odoi

Professor of Diversity in Public Health Research - Prof. Gurch Randhawa PhD

Lead Retrieval Surgeon and Transplant Specialist - Mr. Majid Mukadam MBE

Donor family member - Tim McKenna

This is a rare opportunity to hear experts in the field discussing the topic of organ donation.

Free tickets for the event can be booked by clicking here