Thousands of people in the UK are waiting for an organ transplant.

Yorkshire’s Be A Hero organ donation campaign has opened an inspiring new exhibition seeking to raise awareness of organ donation in Yorkshire. Nine Lives Saved – The Transplant Gallery features a collection of portraits depicting nine recipients and their astonishing achievements including charity work and fundraising, climbing mountains and heading back to school.

Main image: Kevin Ferdinand


Be A HeroTo find out more about organ donation, please visit You can also sign up to the donor register by calling 0300 123 23 23.

You can make a charitable donation to the Be A Hero campaign, which raises awareness of organ donation within Yorkshire, by visiting