New Reimbursement Program for Home Hemo Dialysis Patients!

The Kidney Foundation of Canada is very pleased that Manitoba patients who treat their kidney disease independently, at home, will now be reimbursed for the extra water and power costs incurred during these treatments. The Province of Manitoba approved proposals submitted by the Nocturnal Home Hemodialysis Patient Action Group (NHHPAG) and the Manitoba Branch of the Kidney Foundation for this important initiative. The Home Hemo-Dialysis Reimbursement Program (HHDRP) will be administered by the Manitoba Branch.  Click here for more info about the New Reimbursement Program for Home Hemo Dialysis Patients

Healthier Together Program receives $225,000 from RBC Foundation!

A new program at The Kidney Foundation of Canada in Manitoba has received a $225,000 grant from the RBC Foundation. Healthier Together: Mobile Screening and Education for Aboriginal Peoples in Manitoba is accepting applications for FREE screening clinics and education workshops until September 18, 2015. Click here to read the rest of the story.

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2015 Kidney Ride, Glide, Stride events

We are hosting the annual Kidney Ride, Glide, Stride events this September. The Winnipeg event happens on Sunday, September 13 at St. Vital Park while the Brandon event happens on Sunday, September 20 at the Westridge Community Centre. Click here to register for either event or download a pledge sheet (PDF file) to get started with your fundraising efforts!

Medication for Adults with ADPKD now available for use in Canada

Effective June 3, 2015, JINARC™ (tolvaptan) was made commercially available for use in Canada. It is the first treatment in Canada for patients living with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD)

Celebrating Excellence

The Kidney Foundation of Canada is pleased to have the opportunity each year to celebrate its many volunteers and supporters through its National Recognition Program. Most recently, Foundation representatives had the opportunity to present Alex Lifeson, guitarist with the Canadian band RUSH, with a Public Awareness Award. 

Priority Setting Survey in Donation and Transplantation

Your experiences as a patient, caregiver, researcher and or healthcare professional can help identify the top research priorities in transplantation and donation within the Canadian National Transplant Research Program (CNTRP) in order to improve the treatment and the quality of life of transplanted patients and patients waiting for a transplant. For more details visit www.kidney.ca/surveys.

Impact Report 2014

Your support makes a positive impact in the kidney community! Download our Impact Report 2014 to see how your giving makes a difference.


Upcoming Events

Ride, Glide, Stride
Sun, 13 Sep 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
(America/Winnipeg)

Ride, Glide, Stride
Sun, 20 Sep 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
(America/Winnipeg)


More Events

Living Organ Donation Reimbursement Program (LODERP)

You can download your forms for this program here:

Application form
Application Verification Form
Expense Claim Form
Frequently Asked Questions
Income Verification

Download The Perfect Storm

There is a strong relationship between diabetes and kidney disease. There is an even stronger relationship when you also have high blood pressure and are overweight. This booklet will help us learn what we need to know about our risk of kidney disease and what we can do about it.

The Perfect Storm booklet

Donate Your Car, Boat, Trailer, Motorcycle... To Kidney Car

Is there an old unwanted vehicle sitting in a field, garage, alley or parking lot of your life? Instead of sitting there going to rust, give that old car a new life by donating it to Kidney Car. We are looking all type of vehicles. trucks, motorhomes, motorcycles ATV’s even farm equipment!

Eat Renal-Friendly, with June Martin
Spotlight on phosphorus: the nutrition facts table’s missing mineral

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