Nearly 250 people have signed up to become bone marrow donors during Diwali celebrations in Leicester.
Events were organised by former police officer Rik Basra, who's campaigned to get more black and asian people on the register, after struggling to find a transplant last year.
A Leicestershire police officer recovering from leukaemia has pledged to recruit 3,000 more South Asian potential bone marrow donors.
An ex-police officer who struggled to find a stem cell donor match is campaigning to get more Asians to register.
Leicestershire police officer given boost in his recovery against leukaemia encourages more Asian stem cell donors to come forward.