Comedy for a Cause - October 23rd

Are you looking for a night out that celebrates laughter as well as supports a cause near to your heart? Comedy for a Cause is the answer. Gerry Dee, from CBC's hit show "Mr.D' and Last Comic Standing, as well as muscial guests, are set to entertain the crowd during a fun-filled evening raising funds and awareness for The Kidney Foundation.

Comedy for a Cause takes place Thursday. October 23rd, 2014, with doors opening at 6:00pm.  It'll be at the Marquee Bar and Stage (4630 Macleod Trail South, Calgary, AB). In addition to the entertainment there will be an auction with an opportunity to bid on some fantastic items. Tickets are $150, with 100% of the ticket price being donated to the Foundation you can receive a tax receipt for the full ticket price. For more information please contact Jennifer.MacLean@RichardsonGMP or AnaMaria.Piedrahita@RichardsonGMP or call 403-260-3828.

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

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.

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