A Look Back at 2018

Our 2018 Impact Report is now available. In it, you can read the Boulet family’s moving account of how they became unfailing advocates for organ donation following the tragic loss of their son Logan. You’ll also see how our important programs helped someone during a very difficult time and provided parents and kids a welcome break at Kidney Camps, thanks to the generosity of our donors and volunteers.

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.

Survey on our Peer Support Program

Your participation in this survey will provide us with information and data to help us better understand how peer support is currently being used, and how we can improve it. For more information visit our Surveys page.

Are you a kidney recipient and have you participated in Canada’s kidney paired donation program?

You're invited to share your experience in a study aiming to help better understand kidney recipients’ needs in the context of Kidney Paired Donation. Participating involves one Skype interview between 60-90 minutes. For more information visit our Surveys page.

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, using a corticosteroid called methylprednisolone.  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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Kidney March EXPO 2019
Everything you need to know in one place!

Sunday, April 14, 2019 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Time Zone: America/Edmonton
Local Time: Sunday, April 14, 2019 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Annual kick-off event for Kidney March!
We are in search of more heroes to join our 10th Kidney March. Together we can build national momentum to boost organ donation and fight kidney disease in 2019. Invite family and friends from across Canada to join you in this unforgettable journey. Fund advances in kidney research and valuable patient programs. Imagine how far you can go when failure is not an option. 

Family and friends welcome! Vendors will be there doing demos and we will have all staff on hand to answer any questions. 

10:00 AM Expo booths
11:00 AM FYI session
12:30 PM
Walking tips, fundraising tips, hear from Marchers
2:00 PM
5 KM training walk

WHERE: Delta Calgary South, Bonavista Ballroom | 135 Southland Drive Calgary
Family and friends welcome!

KidneyMarch.ca • @KidneyMarch 1.866.956.2724


Location: Delta Calgary South, Bonavista Ballroom | 135 Southland Drive Calgary
Fees: free
Contact: 1.866.956.2724 _ info@kidneymarch.ca
Calendar: Southern Alberta Event Calendar
Category: Calgary and Areas
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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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