Have you considered joining our National Board?

“Being a Board member of a national health charity is not for the faint of heart. But the rewards are great,” says Kathryn Richardson, Past National President of The Kidney Foundation of Canada. To learn more about what to expect as a National Director of the Kidney Foundation of Canada, download the Board Candidate Application.

Read about Kathryn's experience as a volunteer board member

First BC Researcher to be Awarded Kidney Foundation of Canada's Medal for Research Excellence
 BURNABY BC -- Dr. Adeera Levin is the first researcher in British Columbia to be awarded The Kidney Foundation of Canada’s 2014 Medal for Research Excellence for her outstanding accomplishments in kidney disease research.   Dr. Levin is a respected nephrologist and researcher at St. Paul’s Hospital, Providence Health Care & the University of British Columbia, Head of the Division of Nephrology at UBC as well as the Executive Director of the BC Renal Agency.  She was also recently named President (2015 to 2017) of the International Society of Nephrology, she is the second woman and first Canadian ever elected to this post.  Read More.

Kidney Foundation Applauds Government Launch of Organ Donor Initiative
 BURNABY – The Kidney Foundation of Canada (B.C. Branch) expressed its full support for today’s announcement by the B.C. Government that Service BC centres in Dawson Creek, Quesnel, Port Alberni and Salmon Arm will allow citizens to register as an organ donor.

Don Cherry and Terry Leon receive Kidney Foundation Awards

Don Cherry and Terry Leon received National Awards at The Kidney Foundation of Canada 50th Anniversary Breakfast in recognition of their outstanding commitment to raising awareness of organ donation and the importance of early risk assessment for kidney disease. Their family experiences with kidney failure are poignantly shared in the Foundation’s 50 Kidney Stories anniversary magazine.

International Alport Syndrome Meeting Report Published
The 2014 International Workshop on Alport Syndrome, held in Oxford, UK in January 2014, published its report in the July issue of Kidney International. Support for this Workshop is part of The Kidney Foundation’s collaboration with other organizations to pool resources to generate new knowledge to reduce the burden of kidney disease and raise awareness of this rare genetic condition.

Federal Public Servants asked to support The Kidney Foundation through Health Partners


National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week (N.O.T.D.A.W.)

Prince George Kidney Walk
Sun, 26 Oct 2014
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Kidney Campus Run
Sun, 16 Nov 2014
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM


More Events

My Kidney Journey, with Angie Essery undefined
World Kidney Day


Eat Renal-Friendly, with June Martin undefined
Is there a banana hiding in your sandwich?


Life as a Kidney Researcher, with Sunny Hartwig undefined
Academic Tenure and Emerson's One Man



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