Organ Recipients and more than 100 Runners run the Tata Mumbai Marathon 2020 promoting Organ Donation
On 19th January 2020, more than 100 runners ran various categories at the Tata Mumbai Marathon 2020, including the Dream Run, 10 KM run and the Half Marathon (21KM), raising awareness about organ donation and in support of MOHAN Foundation’s work.
A few organ recipients, part of MOHAN Foundation’s Organ Recipient Support Group called TRIOMPH (Transplant Recipients’ Indian Organisation Meant to Provide Hope) joined the Dream Run, thereby sending a strong message across that Organ Recipients get to lead good lives once they get the life-saving organs through organ donation and transplantation. Rest of the runners ran in support of the cause. They all ran wearing MOHAN Foundation’s T-Shirt’s with the message #ProudOrganDonor
Ms. Jaya Jairam herself a Kidney Recipient and Project Manager of MOHAN Foundation, Mumbai motivated and inspired all recipients and others supporting the cause to come forward to form this unique group which included Senior Citizens, Liver Recipient Mr. Naresh Vaidya, Kidney recipients, Mr. Kishore Suryawanshi (a Limca Book record holder), Mr. Prakash Correa and Miss. Shreya Siddanagowder, India’s first Bilateral Upper Hand Transplant recipient.
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