Big-hearted £25k boost for transplant games in city

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Sheffield’s British Transplant Games event has received a £25,000 boost.

The British Heart Foundation has become the latest charity to announce its support for the games in August. It has donated £25,000 towards the Westfield Health event.

Graham Moore, chairman of the local organising committee, said: “We are delighted to welcome the foundation as a supporter. The event is a fantastic way to not only celebrate life but also to raise awareness of the importance of organ donation. Support from such a high-profile charity is invaluable.”

The Star’s Gift of Life campaign aims to sign up 12,000 names to the donor register. Call 03001232323, text SAVE to 841118 or visit www.organdonation.nhs.uk to join.