The University of Leicester has teamed up with The Rik Basra Leukaemia Campaign to find the unsung heroes across the region to receive a Leicester Hero Award and be treated to a VIP lunch.
They are also striving to recruit hundreds of new potential donors to the Anthony Nolan stem cell donor register at the Leicester Heroes festival-style event from 10-4pm on Tuesday 25 October on the University’s main campus.
Anthony Nolan has joined people all over the world to say ‘thank you’ to lifesaving stem cell and bone marrow donors.
To celebrate the second annual World Marrow Donor Day, approximately 100 donors who have donated lifesaving stem cells in the last year were invited to a party and afternoon tea hosted by Anthony Nolan at the Skyloft in central London this afternoon.
A young girl in Sunderland is looking for a stranger who could save her life. Chloe Gray, aged 6, has Diamond Blackfan Anaemia – an incredibly rare blood disorder affecting approximately 700 people in the world – and only a stem cell transplant from an anonymous donor will allow her to have a normal, healthy childhood.
Blood cancer charity Anthony Nolan has unveiled a new strategy for Scotland with ambitions to increase the numbers of potential stem cell donors, raise more lifesaving funds and provide more support for patients.
Quintessentially Foundation, the charitable arm of the Quintessentially Group, has chosen Anthony Nolan as one of the charities to benefit from their exclusive Poker Night held at The Savoy on 13 October 2016.