Thank you for your incredible support of The Kidney Walk.

Your Monthly News & Updates
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Become a Volunteer

Last month we introduced you to a new page on our website featuring current volunteer opportunities. Over the next few months we will highlight one of the many opportunities in our e-newsletter.

Feature Opportunity: Committee Member
We need dedicated volunteers who are willing to assist in further developing the success of the Foundation by contributing to various committees such as Golf Committee, Walk Committee, Bowling Committee, Pasta Fest Committee and others .
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Kidney Walk Exceeds
$740,000 Goal
One small step can change everything.

Thank you hardly seems enough! We would like to extend our most sincere thanks to the thousands of supporters who took steps, organized teams and volunteered for the annual Kidney Walk. Together, we took steps to create a future without kidney failure!

Thank you to our National Walk Sponsor Otsuka Pharma, Provincial Media Sponsor YESTV, T-Shirt Sponsor, Entripy and the many regional and local sponsors who contributed to the event's success.   

Link to Walk Wrap Up Video
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5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Having My Transplant  

A transplant is a wonderful gift of life, and while a kidney transplant is the treatment option of choice for many, there are still many parts of the experience that you may wish to know more about.  We asked transplant recipients and their donors what they wished they had known before the transplant.

Dialysis nurse supports Foundation by appearing in elite curlers' calendar

Joanne Courtney. The name may sound familiar, especially to curling enthusiasts and Alberta residents. Joanne is a competitive curler, born and raised in Edmonton, and playing second for Team Homan based in Ottawa.

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New Encouraging Transplant Statistics  

On Sept. 9, Canadian Blood Services (CBS) alongside partners in the Canadian Organ Donation and Transplant Network released a report detailing a decade of information on national organ donation and transplantation. The Organ Donation and Transplantation in Canada: System Progress Report 2006-2015 includes the most current Canadian statistics on deceased and living donation and transplantation performance, and highlights promising results.

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Autumn Warm Up
When it's cool outside, a pot of chili stew will warm you up!

Chicken Chili Stew

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

Inside Halton

Walkers join in kidney fundraiser for many reasons 
Inside Ottawa Valley
Seaforth Huron Expositor

Organ transplant rates up in Canada, but could be higher: report
CBC.ca

Transplant patient to join Kidney Walk
North Bay Nugget


    
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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