By writer to blackburnnews.com
Could 19, 2020 7:23am
The Sarnia Organ Donor Consciousness Group has been compelled to cancel each of its annual fundraisers on account of COVID-19, leaving them with no projected earnings for the yr.
The group stated Jazz and Blues within the Village, and the 27th annual golf match have been shelved.
These occasions usually usher in no less than $25,000 in mixed income.
Vice Chair Sue Morrison-Weir stated there’s a number of uncertainty as a result of they don’t obtain authorities funding.
“There are many issues we might reduce on clearly, however the one factor that we can not reduce on is the monetary help that we offer to Sarnia-Lambton sufferers. At this level, we actually don’t know what’s going to occur this yr.”
Morrison-Weir stated her fingers are crossed that senior authorities will present some type of aid.
She stated the group’s purpose is to unfold consciousness in regards to the significance of being an organ or tissue donor, and financially and emotionally help transplant sufferers in Sarnia-Lambton.
She stated they usually assist about 10 sufferers per yr, and notes individuals are 20 instances extra prone to want a transplant than to turn into a donor.
You may make a donation by visiting www.sarniaorgandonors.ca.
— to blackburnnews.com