2013 Events

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De Montfort University Leicester

A donor registration event took place on the 19th March 2013 at the De Montfort University, many thanks to the Vice Chancellor Dominic Shellard for his immense support. The event took   many weeks of planning and was done in close collaboration with the university’s Mile2 (Square mile) Project. The Mile2 project is an innovative initiative to utilise […]

Regent College Leicester

A stem cell donor registration event took place on   the26th April 2013 as part of Regent College’s “Health Day”  with students helping to run the event for students… We managed to recruit a staggering 417 new donors! This is a new Anthony Nolan record for the highest ever single college recruitment event. What makes it all the more remarkable is that […]

Police Community Events

Leicestershire Police is working with the Rik Basra Leukaemia Campaign and key community partners to recruit new bone marrow donors to the Anthony Nolan register. They will hold a series of community events across the city and county from 18th May.   The events will be as follows… Event details: Leicestershire Police…Saturday May 18, 10am-1pm at […]

Loughborough University

We were at the Students Union Building, Ashby Road, Loughborough LE11 3TT…between noon and 4pm on Wednesday May 22nd. We had some really dedicated young student volunteers who helped us sign-up fellow students. We had a fantastic and very productive day… we will announce numbers at the end of the series of RBL Campaign / […]

Manor Field Pavilion Thurnby

We held a small donor registration event together with Leicestershire Police on Sunday May 26, 10am-2pm at Manor Field Pavillion, Manor Field, Grange Lane, Thurnby, Leicestershire LE7 9PH. This was yet another in a series of campaign events being done in collaboration with the police and community partners… Leicestershire Police  Chief Constable Simon Cole along […]

Khidmah Football Tournament

As part of a series of RBL Campaign events run in collaboration with the Leicestershire Police and community partners a stem cell registration event was held at the Khidmah Football Tournament at Judgemeadow Community College, Marydene Drive, Evington Leicester. Our community partners for the event were the Leicestershire Federation of Muslim Organisations, our thanks to […]

Riverside Festival Leicester

We were at the Riverside Festival together with staff from the mile2 project ( Demontfort University Leicester). The pictures show us setting up in Castle Gardens for what we thought was going to be a relaxing day… as it turned out the warm weather brought people out in their droves (see the later stock photos) […]

Police Open Day Police FHQ Leicester

Leicestershire Police have been a great supporter of our work and it was with immense pride that we took part in the open day and it was of course a fitting venue for the last of the police/community registration events….we had a registration marquee at the event as well as laying on many fundraising stalls. […]

Highcross Shopping Centre Leicester… Student Takeover!

The Rik Basra Leukaemia Campaign are proud to announce that we once again teamed up with De Montfort University’s Square Mile (Mile2) Project to recruit more stem cell donors. We held a  donor drive at the Highcross Shopping Centre on Tuesday 15th October and recruited 709 onto the stem cell register.  We also on this occasion partnered […]

Nishkam Centre Birmingham…

A fantastac 343 signed up to the Anthony Nolan register…and many more over 30’s signed up online! Take a look at some photo’s of the day below… a very big thanks to all our hard working volunteers, our many, many supporters and helpers, the Nishkam Centre, Gaurav’s lovely family and of course most of all to all […]

Leicester University Marrow… Be a one spit wonder!

Leicester University Marrow Society hosted the inaugural Leicester event of the “Be a One Spit Wonder” campaign… The event was held between 10am-5pm Thursday 28th November…in the Leicester University Students Union, Percy Gee Building, Queens Hall. what a fantastic day, loads signed-up and we all had a great time… 

One Spit wonder West Midlands…

The “Be a One Spit Wonder Campaign” is going to be busy week commencing 25th November we have an event at Leicester University but are also running four events in quick succession in the West Midlands (Birmingham & Wolverhampton)… we are teaming up with the Nishkam Centre Soho Road Handsworth, Birmingham to reach more young donors…take a […]

Aston University… Be a one spit wonder!

We were at the Aston University, Students Union, Aston University Guild, Aston Triangle, Birmingham B4 7ES between 10am & 5pm on Friday 29th Nov. We had a fantastic response, thank-you Aston Students who signed up in their droves! a very big thanks to our many volunteers and a special thanks to Aston University Sikh Society for […]

De Montfort University… Be a one spit wonder!

We were at De Montfort University working with their Mile2 team & Leicester Marrow for the second One Spit Wonder Leicester event… We had an extremely successful event recuiting 212 young donors onto the Anthony Nolan register. Big thanks to our fantastic volunteers and of course to all those that signed up!. Below: Setting up […]