Brief Episodes of the Successes of Amar Karma Organ Donation Society
After many year of extensive research about the need for awareness around organ donation, Loveen Gill founded Canada’s first South Organization that educates people about organ donation in 2010.
Federally registered non-profit organization since June 2010
Founded by Loveen Gill after years of intensive research starting in 2007-08
The first meeting between Amar Karma, Gift of Life and William Osler Health Services was held on November 8, 2010 at Brampton Civic.The meeting was attended by Loveen Gill; Sandra Fawcett, Director, Communications and Public Affairs Trillium Gift of Life Network; Kiki Ferrari, Director of Emergency & Critical Care Services, William Osler Health System; Nicole Poos, Volunteer Services Advisor Trillium Gift of Life; and Linda Trentadue, Administrative Assistant to Lorrie Halliday, Director of Patient Access & Clinical Support Service
Amar Karma launched its campaign at Soccer Center, Brampton on January 8, 2011 with the support of Baldev Rehpa, Navkiran, Charnjit Brar and the team from Rationalist Society of Ontario
Amar Karma also comprises of a team of over hundreds of volunteers out of GTA, B.C and India as of 2017
Amar Karma has held over 200 events since the start, with the help of a volunteer team of youth and seniors
The campaign that started as Amar Karma Organ Donation Society has now incorporated as Amar Karma Health & Wellness Awareness Network after the group undertook other causes such as highlighting umbilical cord blood donation, eliminating stigmas around disability, mental health, cancer awareness, etc.
In February 2020, Amar Karma network celebrated its 10th annual Give a Heart gala, where a booklet comprising a snippet of team's history has been document. Click to view download PDF of the Karma Magazine.