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A variety of transplant announcements and special events, organized by the Multi-Organ Transplant Program and various community groups, occur throughout the year.
Here are some upcoming events, but you may also want to see the special events section to find out about previous projects as well as annual events.
October 26: Celebrity Men in a Fashion Event
Organized by the Kidney Foundation, this is their 9th annual Celebrity Men event, which includes hors d’oeuvres, silent auction, live auction and fashion show.
Location: London Music Hall, 185 Queens Ave., London
Doors open: 6:30 pm
Fashion show: 8:00 pm
More information is available on the event’s web page.
November 4: CTA's 30th Anniversary Celebration (Niagara Falls)
The Canadian Transplant Association is celebrating 30 years since their incorporation. They are hosting a dinner/dance on Saturday, Nov. 4, 5:00 pm, at the Delphi Banquet Facilities in Niagara Falls. Event includes a sit-down meal, awards presentation, and a dance with DJ.
Cost: $40 adult (non-CTA), $35 adult (CTA member), $15 children <12Payment can be made by cheque or email transfer. Order your tickets using this form.
July 2018: Canadian Transplant Games
The next national transplant games will be held the first week of July in Vancouver, BC. Check out their Facebook page for more information.
Check out our transplant merchandise
Our e-store is a not-for-profit initiative with all proceeds from sales going towards further promotion of organ donation and transplantation. As well as clothing (jackets, t-shirts, ball cap), we have lots of accessories, such as notecards, Christmas tree ornaments, water bottles, mugs, and license plate holder. Check out our merchandise page for samples of new stock or go directly to the e-store: https://transplantestore.ca.
New quilts being created
The London Transplant Gift of Life Association is creating another Recipient Quilt and Donor Quilt. These quilts travel throughout the province, and the patches are a beautiful way to share personal experiences about donation and transplantation. If you are a transplant recipient, living donor, or donor family, please consider taking part by creating a patch and telling your story. See the original quilts and submission information:
For more information, contact Jane Tucker, President of the Association (519.641.7549; firstname.lastname@example.org).
London Transplant Gift of Life Association: Looking for volunteers
This organization welcomes new volunteers to help spread the word about organ donation. Anyone who is interested in helping is invited to join. The group is also welcoming Western and Fanshawe students to their student chapter. High school students can gain volunteer hours by taking part in events. For more information about upcoming meetings and events, please contact Jane Tucker at email@example.com.