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Kidney Walks raise $750,000
Team photograph from Mississauga Kidney Walk 2017

Our heartfelt thanks to all of the wonderful participants, volunteers and donors for making the 2017 Kidney Walk a memorable one. Through your outstanding efforts, we are pleased to report that over $750,000 was raised in Ontario to support research and programs!
 
Special appreciation to our National Partner, Otsuka; National Supplier, Entripy; and Provincial Media Sponsor, YES TV as well as numerous community sponsors who supported the Kidney Walk effort. 
 

Do you have your tickets?
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October is a busy month for The Kidney Foundation with three amazing events on the calendar. There is still time to make sure you have your tickets!

A Time to Shine, honouring Dr. Marc Goldstein is October 19th, 2017. Visit kidneygala.ca or call 905.278.3003 ext.4963 for tickets.

London's 9th annual Celebrity Men in a Fashion Event is on October 26, 2017 at the London Music Hall.

A special concert event, Guitar Strings and Kidney Things is being held at Collective Arts Brewery on October 30, 2017 featuring the Lowest of the Low.

 
Welcome to Lupus Month

In recent news, singer and actress, Selena Gomez, received a kidney transplant from a live donor as a treatment for lupus. Organ donation advocates are hopeful this will raise critical awareness of living donation.

Learn more  about how your kidneys could be affected by lupus

Kidney Community Kitchen

Fall is a great time to prepare freezer friendly recipes like these tasty chili recipes. 
 
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Upcoming Events

Kidney Connect Peer Support Meetings
Monthly group meetings are held in Kitchener, Thunder Bay, Mississauga, Niagara and Oshawa. 

Volunteer Award and Info Night (Cambridge)- Oct 17
A Time to Shine (Toronto) - Oct. 19
Celebrity Men Fashion Show (London) - Oct.26
(Ottawa) - Oct. 26
Guitar Strings and Kidney Things (Hamilton) - Oct 28
News Links

Three living kidney donors share their experiences
Toronto Star

Toronto police chief receives living kidney transplant
CBC News Toronto

Brantford Kidney Walk team led by 'toughest kid in the world'
The Hamilton Spectator

Milton kidney disease patient puts on a spook-tacular display
Inside Halton



    
The Kidney Foundation of Canada, Ontario Branch
201-1599 Hurontario Street, Mississauga, Ontario L5G 4S1
1.800.387.4474 | kidney@kidney.on.ca  | www.kidney.ca/ontario