I have been asked to write about my time working on the Battlefront Project, easier said than done. I have done so many great things, met so many amazing people and feel like I have achieved a lot. It has been the best experience of my life there have been tears and laughter and I have learnt lots about Organ Donation as well as myself!
The skills I have learnt...
Management and Organisation skills
Giving speeches and presenting
How to write a press release/diary note/photocall notice
To liase with the Media and do interviews
The Highlights of the campaign so far...
Winning the competition
Meeting my mentors Oli Barrett and Amy Maclaren (inspirational people)
Going up and down to London and spending time with Emily T
Having the support of Holly's Helpers
Meeting Jess Wales
Interviewing the surgeon who performed my transplant
Writing to Gordon Brown and receiving a letter from his secretary in reply
Meeting my fellow Battlefront campaigners
Speaking in front of Rt Hon Ed Balls
Having the support of Celebrities - Alexandra Burke, Nina Wadia and Connie Fisher
Working with the design company Dave - who came up with 2 minute hero's (Be a hero, Put the Kettle on!)
Having a successful photo call with support from Holly's Helpers, Melissa Bell and Fay Ripley
Putting on my Donor Day and getting thousands of sign-ups to the NHS Organ Donor Register
The metro changing their masthead in support of Donor Day
Being on GMTV
Doing various radio interviews and appearing in various newspapers