200 lucky supporters of the Antony Nolan Trust will be able to take part in helping to raise awareness for bone marrow donation by standing on the Fourth Plinth in London's Trafalgar Square
next week. The stunt is part of their campaign to help raise awareness for the great work done at Antony Nolan.
Last year, hundreds turned up to pay a final farewell to former inspirational blogger Adrian Sudbury, who suffered from a rare form of leukaemia, and worked tirelessly with the ANT to raise awareness. Sudbury was paid tribute to by stars including Hollywood actor and Lord of the Rings star Sean Bean, and NEWS reader Natasha Kaplinsky.
The 49-year-old Hollywood star met Adrian when they were supporting a fundraising appeal at Royal Hallamshire Hospital
in Sheffield, the Huddersfield Examiner Paper's website reported.
Sudbury's paper broadcasted the ceremony live on its website, from Sheffield Cathedral
, along with the BBC.
Sudbury was an award winning blogger who died in August of a rare form of leukaemia and campaigned tirelessly in his last months to get teenagers to receive compulsory education on bone marrow donation.
His award winning blog Baldy's blog, had an army of followers, who logged on to read his long fight with the terminal illness.
His blog has been turned into a book Baldy's book, and is available on Amazon and other bookstores.
He had also been invited to Downing Street
in his final weeks and had the support of British prime minister GORDON BROWN and his cabinet.
Mainstream news channels such as the BBC had covered his tireless campaign which has been backed by the cancer trust Anthony Nolan
There is a Facebook page with more details, GO HERE
. Do give them worthy support if you happen to be in the Trafalgar Square area. They need it!