To Our Loyal Donors

Your online gift before midnight on December 31 will ensure that you qualify for a 2019 tax receipt.
Should you be sending your donation by mail, please ensure that it is postmarked on or before December 31st, 2019.
Please Note:
All online donations are processed in the Eastern Standard Time zone. Please contact us at info@kidney.ca if you receive a 2020 receipt for a donation you made in your time zone in 2019. Thank you and have a happy and healthy new year!

The Hidden Scars of Kidney Disease

Kidney Giving Tuesday - On behalf of kidney patients like Mauro, Ariel, Ava, Melinda and their loved ones, thank you for your donation. Your gift is important and will make a difference to help ease the emotional burdens of kidney disease.

The Kidney Foundation of Canada Hosts Two Education Sessions in Calgary on March 14th.
Are you a kidney patient on dialysis? Hoping to learn how to live well while on dialysis?

Do you want to be a kidney donor, or are you trying to find a donor for yourself, but you have questions?
March is kidney health month and on March 14th The Kidney Foundation of Canada is hosting two education sessions on "Living Well on Dialysis" and "Information for Living Kidney Donors". Click here to learn more and register to attend.

Annual Organ Donation Stats Released

"Despite progress, Canada's organ supply still isn't meeting demand," according to the Canadian Institute of Health Information annual report on organ donation. The report highlights the rising number of Canadians facing renal failure as a key contributor to the growing need. 

Study Seeking Patients with IgA Nephropathy

The TESTING Study is an international study being conducted to clearly understand what benefits and risks are associated with corticosteroids in IgA nephropathy.  For more information visit our Surveys page.

Boulet family drops the puck for organ donation

LETHBRIDGE HURRICANES HONOUR LOGAN BOULET. “Logan made a decision to donate and we are building on his wish,” says his mom Bernie Boulet.  Read more.

WHL hockey shines the spotlight on organ donation in second season

RE/MAX PRESENTS: WHL SUITS UP WITH DON CHERRY TO PROMOTE ORGAN DONATION – special hockey games across the West promote organ donation and raise funds for the Kidney Foundation of Canada.  Read more. Visit CanadaDonates.ca

Making essential imaging tests safer for people at risk of acute kidney injury

UCalgary team funded by Kidney Foundation discovers how to better protect the kidneys. Read more.

Kidney Failure Comes at High Financial Cost for Many Canadians

A new report released by The Kidney Foundation of Canada shows that a significant proportion of Canadians undergoing dialysis treatment experience financial hardship as a result of the extra costs associated with kidney disease. More information.

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Need Information on Kidney Disease?

The newly-revised 5th edition of our patient handbook is an invaluable resource for patients and healthcare professionals alike. This well-received update now includes two books, Living with Reduced Kidney Function and Living with Kidney Failure, and is available online or through renal units across the country.

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