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Lawrenceville, GA, United States, 2007/01/23 - LifeLink of Georgia, a non-profit organ and tissue recovery organization, celebrates Black History Month with a Gift of Life Concert featuring award winning recording artist James Bignon and his renowned Deliverance Mass Choir.
LifeLink of Georgia presents a Free Gift of Life Gospel Concert featuring James Bignon & The Deliverance Mass Choir
Lithonia – On Saturday, February 17, 2007, at 6:00 pm. LifeLink of Georgia, a non-profit organ and tissue recovery organization, celebrates Black History Month with a free Gift of Life Concert featuring award winning recording artist James Bignon and his renowned Deliverance Mass Choir. Minister Bignon and the Deliverance Mass choir will share messages of love, peace, sharing and harmony with people from various backgrounds, and cultures at the historical Antioch Lithonia Missionary Baptist Church located at 2152 Rock Chapel Road, Lithonia, Georgia 30058. Pastor James C. Ward invites the entire community to come and celebrate life, history, culture and family.
Georgia Labor Commissioner, historian, author and orator Michael Thurmond will be the Keynote Speaker. He will delight us with Georgia’s rich African-American history, culture and contribution.
Bobby Howard, former NFL player and Multicultural Donation Education Specialist for LifeLink of Georgia will deliver a moving testimony about saving lives through organ and tissue donation. In 1994, after suffering a severe kidney disease, he received a transplant that changed his life. Howard dedicated his life to helping others by bringing organ and tissue donation to the forefront of the African-American community.
The Gift of Life Gospel Concert developed by Bobby Howard was originally designed to bring organ and tissue donation awareness to African American congregations. Through Gospel music and dynamic performances, he hopes to create a better understanding of the African-American culture and inspire others to make the decision to become organ and tissue donors, sign up to become donors on the Georgia Donor Registry, and help save lives.
Currently, more than 1,900 Georgians are on the organ transplant waiting list; over half are African American. Close to 95,000 people are on the national transplant waiting list. Last year, more than 27,000 people throughout the country received a life-saving organ transplant.
Come and give your support to this worthy event. For more information about the Gift of Life Gospel Concert contact Bobby Howard at 770-225-5465 or 1-800-544-6667.