Amelia lends her support during transplant week

Scarborough fundraising group Amelia’s Campaign is supporting National Transplant week, which runs until Sunday.

Amelia Scholey, who had a heart transplant in her teens and founded the group, will be holding a donor desk in the Brunswick Shopping Centre on Saturday.

Joining Amelia will be two other advocates from Life Live then Give life, Victoria Glen and Gerard Falsey, both from Scotland.

Victoria has had a double lung transplant due to cystic fibrosis and Gerard a single lung transplant due to his lungs not forming correctly at birth.

Gerard recently attended the European Heart and Lung Transplant games and came back with one silver and two bronze medals.

They will be encouraging people to sign up to the Organ Donation register and answer any questions that people may have.

People are also invited to the Amelia’s Campaign finale party on Saturday night at the Anglers Club from 7.30pm, entry £2. Cheques will be presented to Life Live then Give Life and the British Heart Foundation.