Kidney Walks Coming this September to a Community Near You!

Your Monthly News & Updates
Dusk begins earlier and earlier each night, the CNE begins and the stores are jammed with eager or not so eager students preparing for another school year - all signs that the end of summer is in sight. We hope that you have had a great summer!
Hand writing volunteer opportunities

Fall is always a busy but really fulfilling time for us here at The Kidney Foundation, and we look forward to crossing paths with you at the Kidney Walk or one of our many fall events. As plans take shape, we are also looking to build on our team of fabulous volunteers. We now have a listing of current volunteer opportunities and we hope you will consider joining our dynamic team. The Kidney Foundation was built as a national organization over 50 years ago, and community volunteers are essential in order for us to fulfill our mission.
Kidney Walk is a family experience
"I think it's a nice bonding experience for the entire family. For my kids, it is important for them to be a part of something that I do,"

Meet Kidney Walk ambassador, Ruchi and her family, participants in our Mississauga Walk.

Link to Ruchi's Story
5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting Dialysis
Female on dialysis
 

There is a lot to think about when starting dialysis. Health care teams generally do a great job of explaining and orienting newly diagnosed patients on what they can expect, however, there is often a lot of information to take in all at once and it can be overwhelming. We asked you, those who have been or are on dialysis, what you wish you had known before starting dialysis.

Bollywood World Music Experience to Benefit The Kidney Foundation
salim sulaiman

This very special benefit concert is a unique opportunity for the community to come together in support of kidney patients and their families.

Salim-Sulaiman, who are well-known around the world, will perform in a special concert at the Mississauga Living Arts Centre on September 18, 2016.
 
Peach Season is Here

Delicious peaches... what could be more delectable.  

Link to Peach Raspberry Smoothie Recipe

Link to Turkey Sliders with Peach Tarragon Aioli

Looking for new recipes to tempt your tastebuds? The Kidney Community Kitchen is a great resource for meal planning and recipes.
Add a Kidney Walk Twibbon to

Your Social Media Profile
Taking part in this year's Kidney Walk? Show your pride and make your mark online by adding a custom Twibbon to your profile picture on Facebook and Twitter. Show your support to family and friends by adding this to your profile picture from now until the day of the Walk! Visit the link below and follow the instructions - it's easy to do!

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Upcoming Events


Kidney Connect Peer Support Meetings
(Link to calendar to note dates and times) 
Kidney Walks, September, October
Bollywood Concert, Mississauga (Sept 18)
Waterloo Wellington Volunteer Evening (Oct 19)
London Celebrity Men Event (Oct 27)

News Links

Fighting kidney disease one step at a time Stittsville Central

Youngster eager to lead Goderich Kidney Walk
Huron Expositor

Lynette Hodder wants no one to share her family's ordeal
Chatham Daily News

Orleans triathlete golden at Canadian Transplant Games
Ottawa Metro

Guelph Mercury


      
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
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