“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
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.
For Gala Chair, event
holds special significance
A year of 50th Anniversary celebrations for The Kidney Foundation of Canada will culminate with The Golden Gala on November 6. Presented by Patrick & Barbara Keenan and Family, The Golden Gala will celebrate the incredible work the Foundation has accomplished since its creation in 1964.
An extravagant affair to remember, the event will bring together supporters for an exclusive VIP reception, elegant dinner and special peformance by the Grammy Award-winning Chantal Kreviazuk. A new after-party element will let the party continue late into the evening at the Allstream Centre, while we welcome more guests to the event.
For Gala Chair Dean Newman, Principal, Cresa, The Golden Gala has an especially coincidental signficiance for him. READ MORE>