Encouraging New Yorkers to be an organ donor
The street festival is a celebration of the city’s African diversity with excellent displays of the unique goods and services provided by African & Caribbean merchants on 116th street and throughout the NYC metro area.
They will also have two pavilions (2) showcasing dance, art, music, and dress from various regions throughout Africa and the Caribbean with direct participation from the African community & Cultural groups, consulates and embassies from the city’s five boroughs.
LiveOnNY will be running an Organ donor program enrollment drive at the event. Topics of discussion will include the demand and benefits of organ donation, as well as dispelling myths surrounding the subject. Come learn the myths and the facts and get all of your questions answered by an expert. Attendees will have the opportunity to register as an organ donor.
This is a huge opportunity to increase the registry and shorten the wait for those in need of life-saving organs.