The UK Prime Minister, Theresa May, has awarded the IHBDC Coordinator, Mustafa Khan, the Points of Light Award on 26th June 2019. The Points of Light Award recognises outstanding individual volunteers across the UK – people who are making a change in their community.
In a personal letter to Mustafa, Prime Minister Theresa May said:
“With your innovative approach to donation centres in Mosques and Islamic centres, you have grown your project into the largest Muslim blood donation campaign in the UK and you are quite literally giving the gift of life. You should be very proud of the reach of your work and the people you are helping across the country.”
Giving blood will always be an important and valued part of society. Since inception in 2006, the Imam Hussain Blood Donation Campaign is dedicated to continue serving the community by saving lives for those in need as inspired by the universal social principles of Islam and Hussain son of Ali.
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Betsy Bassis the CEO of NHSBT has also congratulated IHBDC on a receiving the reward and well as running a successful campaign and partnership.
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