Connecticut and Western Massachusetts
Register online TODAY at www.kidneywalk.org
Join Jenna Wolfe, Host & Honorary Chairperson at the 1st Annual Fairfield County Walk.
Sunday, May 19, 2013 - Sherwood Island State Park
Check-In 9:30, Walk Begins 10:30am
Walk With Us
Sunday, April 28, 2013 - Hartford/Springfield Walk
Wickham Park, Manchester, CT
Check-In 9:30, Walk Begins 10:30am
If you would like to play a roll in making these walks your own, committees are forming now - HAVE YOUR VOICE HEARD! Contact MaryKate Carofano at (203) 439-7912.
Calling all Volunteers!!!
The National Kidney Foundation is seeking skilled volunteers to become Kidney Community Educators! These distinguished volunteers may be comprised of patients, family members, healthcare professionals, community leaders, and those who want to make a difference in the fight against Kidney Disease.
Those who can help provide essential information about kidney risk factors, kidney health, and healthy lifestyle choices to their own community/business/school is essential to making an impact nationwide!
To learn more about this unique opportunity email MaryKate Carofano or call (203) 439-7912.
Make a Gift to the National Kidney Foundation
Your tax-deductible donation to the National Kidney Foundation will enable us to provide help and hope to the 26 million Americans with chronic kidney disease. Your contribution supports public, patient and professional education, early detection programs, research and organ donation awareness.
How Your Gift Helps:
- Empowers 4 million visitors through our website, kidney.org, to learn about symptoms, risk reduction and tools to improve their quality of life.
- Engages over 131,000 doctors and other healthcare providers with Continuing Medical Education (CME) in cutting-edge treatments that find kidney disease early and stop it in its tracks.
- Helps screen over 30,000 high risk individuals nationwide—20% of whom will learn for the first time that immediate medical attention is required.
Contact MaryKate Carofano to donate today.
The National Kidney Foundation is proud to be part of "A Ceremony of Remembrance" in Holyoke MA. This was a time for families and friends to honor the memory of those dialysis patients and transplant recipients that passed during the last year from American Renal Associates, Springfield Dialysis Center, Dialysis Center of Western Massachusetts and Heritage Dialysis.
Hartford/Springfield Kidney Walk co-chairman Christine Waller, LICSW, is the impetus behind this memorable event. A special thanks to Drs. Balaji Arhreya and Krishnan Babu from Pioneer Valley Nephrologists who attended the ceremony and for PVA's continued support of this annual event.
We're on the move with Kidney Screenings. Check back for upcoming Kidney Screenings.
June 8, 2013 -
Vallabhdham Temple - 26 Church St -
Congratulations to our 2012 Volunteer of the Year,
And to our Corporate Partner of the Year,
NBC Connecticut Partners in a Caring Community
Donate your old car, van, truck, or boat to help improve the lives of the millions of Americans affected by kidney disease. Donate today!
Patient & Family Services
The following are a few programs and services provided through our grass roots committee structure.
Information Library - Contact us to receive free literature about kidney disease risk factors, treatment options, and more. You may also click here to view our literature on line.
Free Presentations - View upcoming educational presentations in our Calendar of Events.
Speakers' Bureau - Contact our office to schedule a presentation about kidney disease or organ donation for your school, organization or community group. We never charge a fee for this service.
Health Fairs - Contact our office if you would like the National Kidney Foundation to participate in a community health fair or other educational event.
Resource Service - We can direct you to additional resources for patients and caregivers that may be available for you and your family.
More on Organ Donation & Transplantation
Connecticut Donor Registry - www.ct.gov
United Network for Organ Sharing - www.unos.org
LifeChoice Donor Services - www.lifechoiceopo.org
Hartford Hospital - www.harthosp.org
Yale-New Haven Hospital - www.ynhh.org
New England Organ Bank - www.neob.org
Special Thank You To Our Corporate Partners