Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus lit up in Green: A Tribute to Organ Donors and their Families on National Organ Donation Day
The iconic century-old Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai (CSTM) railway station, was illuminated in green on 27th November 2018, India’s National Organ Donation day, to highlight the cause of organ donation that is conventionally represented by a green ribbon. It symbolises hope for all those waiting for a second chance at life through transplantation. Most importantly, it conveys our gratitude to organ donors and their families for giving the supreme gift of all – the gift of life.
This initiative was undertaken by SBI Foundation and MOHAN Foundation through the project “ G i f t Ho p e , G i f t L i f e ” . #LiveTwice: Be an Organ Donor is a campaign launched by SBI Foundation which aims to spread awareness about organ donation and urge people to consider signing up online at www.sbif.organdonor.in or call the National Organ Donation 24x7 Toll Free Helpline. An information booth was also set up by MOHAN Foundation inside the busy station that is a UNESCO World heritage site. Central Railway PRO Mr. Sunil Udasi & Mr. Nixon Joseph, President and COO, SBI Foundation also visited the kiosk, thereby showing their support.
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