The donor inside drives Renfewshire charity pioneer



POWERED by the two donated organs that saved his life - and guided by his Christian faith - 51-year-old Russell Macmillan, who is also registered blind, has battled the odds to help over 1,500 individual people in East Renfrewshire.
Despite his struggles, Russell is delighted to be still alive - and is now celebrating the ninth anniversary of the East Renfrewshire Good Causes charity which he set up in memory of his donor, raising over a quarter of million pounds.
Born in 1964 in Glasgow, he was diagnosed with type 1 insulin-dependent diabetes on his eighth birthday.
He carried on to be... read more

 
9 October 2016 in Health, Views: 34
Source: Scotsman
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