“Lucia Quinney Mee BEM” Award for Campaigning

This week, it’s thirteen years since the generous gift of a donor and their family gave Lucia a new opportunity for life.  The same day marks six months since Lucia died, a few months after her 4th liver transplant and just 4 days before her 21st birthday.  Even with this immeasurable loss to our family and friends, Lucia’s light and energy continue to inspire and give strength.

Volunteer Now (Northern Ireland) have generously honoured Lucia’s life and work by creating a new award for young people’s campaigning. On 19th November the winner of the Lucia Quinney Mee BEM Award for Campaigning was announced.  These first paragraphs are taken from the participation of Lucia’s family as the Award was announced.   And then the voice of the award-winning young campaigner…thirteen year old Anna Neal from County Down. Read More »