Sacred Heart College, Tirupattur is a general degree college located in Tirupattur, in Tamil Nadu, India. It was established in 1951 and is affiliated with Thiruvalluvar University. The college has planned to organize a marathon themed Dhaanam Marathon on March 19, 2023, in association with Tirupattur Lions Club. The run is to create awareness on Organ and Body Donation.
The college management wanted to ensure that the students are fully aware of the concept of organ donation and transplantation and MOHAN Foundation met the students for an awareness talk on March 15, 2023. Professor Dr Christi Anandan of the college and Mr Ganesh C, Marketing Coordinator of MOHAN Foundation organized an awareness event for the Social Works Department Students at Thanthai Periyar Auditorium, Sacred Hearts College, Tirupattur.
The session commenced with welcome speech from Professor. Dr Christi Anandan, and Father Rector welcoming the guest. The awareness begun with at video by Director Vijay, portraying how a single brain-dead patient can save many lives. Mr Ganesh explained the concept of organ donation and transplantation, brain death, when and what organs and tissues can be donated, how organs are allotted by the government. He spoke on myths, facts, scams on organ donation and concluded the session with effective usage of Organ Donation Helpline 1800 103 7100. Totally 68 students and teachers attended the sessions and the session concluded with Vote of Thanks by the students.
MOHAN Foundation extends its warm gratitude to Professor. Dr Christi Anandan and college management for this wonderful opportunity and hospitality.