We need your help. You are invited to tell your federal candidates that there is no reason for 50% of Canadians with kidney failure to die needlessly before they get a kidney transplant. By using our online tool, with three easy steps, you can send a letter directly to your local candidates to tell them about your concerns.
Visit www.kidney.ca/one-strong-voice to get started. Together, the kidney community’s One Strong Voice can make a difference.
The Kidney Foundation of Canada is 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 and the Manitoba Branch of the Kidney Foundation for this important initiative. The Manitoba Branch will administer the Home Hemo-Dialysis Reimbursement Program. Click here for more info about the New Reimbursement Program for Home Hemo Dialysis Patients
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.
Our annual Kidney Ride, Glide, Stride events happened in September in Winnipeg and Brandon. Supporters helped us raise over $55,000 to support kidney health research and programs in Manitoba. Want to know more? You can get updates about our programs, events, and services by subscribing to our quarterly newsletter, The Kidney Care Connection. The next issue is coming out in mid-October. Email us if you'd like to receive the email or print version of the newsletter.
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)
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.
Your support makes a positive impact in the kidney community! Download our Impact Report 2014 to see how your giving makes a difference.
Living Organ Donation Reimbursement Program (LODERP)
You can download your forms for this program here:
Application Verification Form
Expense Claim Form
Frequently Asked Questions
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.
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!