Dialysis nurse supports Foundation by appearing in elite curlers’ calendar

Joanne Courtney. The name may sound familiar, especially to curling enthusiasts and Alberta residents. Joanne is a competitive curler: she is also a registered hemodialysis nurse in Edmonton. Recently, Joanne was approached to be part of the 2017 Women of Curling Calendar: each of the 12 featured athletes gets to designate a charity that will benefit from the proceeds. She immediately picked The Kidney Foundation of Canada. Click here for more information.

New Transplant‎ Statistics Encouraging

On Sept. 9, Canadian Blood Services (CBS) alongside partners in the Canadian Organ Donation and Transplant Network released a report detailing a decade of information on national organ donation and transplantation.‎ The Organ Donation and Transplantation in Canada: System Progress Report 2006–2015 includes the most current Canadian statistics on deceased and living donation and transplantation performance.

"It is encouraging to see a 23% increase in the number of transplants in Canada and measurable growth in the national deceased donation rate since 2006," said Kidney Foundation National Executive Director Elizabeth Myles.

Announcing 2016 Funding for Alport Syndrome Research

The Alport Syndrome Foundation (ASF), Pedersen Family, and The Kidney Foundation of Canada (KFOC) Research Funding Program are pleased to announce that joint funding has been awarded for two new research projects on Alport Syndrome, a rare genetic kidney disease.
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Dr. Marie-Josée Hébert Awarded The Kidney Foundation of Canada 2016 Medal for Research Excellence

The Kidney Foundation of Canada is pleased to announce prolific scientist and renowned transplant researcher Dr. Marie-Josée Hébert of Montreal as the recipient of the 2016 Medal for Research Excellence. Dr. Hébert’s major research focus is related to the pivotal role of renal fibrosis in chronic kidney disease and transplant rejection.
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Fright Night Fashion Gala
Friday October 21, 2016 - 6:30pm

We invite you to join us for a night of Halloween Fashion!
Enjoy a sumptuous dinner, yummy candy bar and silent auction featuring Hillberg and Berk's sparkling jewelry collection and a golf package from Elk Ridge Resort. Guests can also purchase the one-of-a-kind Halloween costumes during the live auction after the fashion show.
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Fright Night 2016


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