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Health and Happiness for 2017
Starting the new year fresh with new goals and a renewed sense of optimism is typically how we all try to kick off a new year. This issue of e-news has something for everyone, whether you are looking for some inspiration to get active, or maybe plan your meals with your renal diet in mind, or perhaps you are looking for ways  to get more involved with your kidney community?
Whatever your direction or motivation, we wish you the best in 2017 in reaching your goals. 
Tips for Getting and Staying Active
 From Patients

Is getting active on your to do list for 2017? We asked some of the participants from our Active Living for Life pilot program for some of their tips for getting and staying active while living with kidney disease.

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Meal Planning Made Easy

Are you kicking off the new year with a renewed commitment to meal planning? The Kidney Community Kitchen is a great resources for not only recipes but also meal plans to help with planning.

Become a Volunteer
2010 march drive banner

Feature Opportunity: March is Kidney Health Month. We are in the midst of planning and recruiting canvassers, captains and area coordinators for our annual door to door canvass.

Interested in become a March Drive volunteer? Click here to fill in the volunteer form

Start the New Year off Right
Become a Blue Builder

Have you ever thought about taking something you love, and turning it into an event or activity to benefit The Kidney Foundation?

Community based fundraising, sometimes called third party fundraising, are events organized by volunteers that benefit The Kidney Foundation of Canada, often with little involvement from the Foundation.

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Upcoming Events

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

Kidney Foundation fundraising and awareness luncheon (Pickering) - February 4, 2017
Chinese New Year Dinner (Scarborough) - February 5, 2017
Pasta Fest (Sarnia) - February 24, 2017
World Kidney Day - March 9, 2017
Artilicious (Kitchener) - March 9, 2017 
Alive to Strive (Ottawa) - April 30, 2017
News Links
Ottawa study shows unequal access to kidney transplants across Ontario 
CTV Ottawa

U of M research could help doctors predict transplant rejections
CBC News Manitoba

It takes more than laws to boost organ donation
Globe & Mail

The Kidney Foundation of Canada, Ontario Branch
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