Register for the Kidney Walk
Register today for a Kidney Walk in your area to join in the fight against kidney disease! Make a team and walk in honor or memory of a friend, co-worker, or family member. The non-competitive Kidney Walks are open to all ages and free to register. Each walk includes our free KHRA (Kidney Health Risk Assessment)! Click for more information or to register:
May 18, 2013 - Evansville Kidney Walk
- Evansville, IN
June 8, 2013 - Indianapolis Kidney Walk
- Indianapolis, IN
June 15, 2013 - Northeast Indiana Kidney Walk
- Fort Wayne, IN
The National Kidney Foundation of Indiana/Steel Dynamic's 12th Annual 2013 Golf Classic will be held on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at the Bridgewater Golf Club (East & West) in Auburn, IN. The winners of the tournament will go to a three-day golf competition in November in Sarasota, Florida. Call (260) 456-0654 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Scholarship Available for Kidney Patients
The NKFI offers the Larry Smock Scholarship for Indiana residents who are on dialysis, have received a kidney transplant, or have a diagnosis of chronic kidney disease. Scholarships must go towards pursuing higher education in an academic or monitored occupational setting. All applicants must have a high school diploma or its equivalent. Application for 2013 deadline was March 25, 2013. Grant awards will be announced in June 2013 and be available in August 2013.
The Fund was established in 1992 with monies donated by the Smock family and the Martinsville community in memory of kidney patient Larry Smock who was awaiting a kidney transplant when he passed away. Please check with the NKFI office in January 2014 for next opportunity (800) 382-9971 or e-mail email@example.com.
Wet Your Pants Comedy Film Festival
The 3rd Annual Wet Your Pants Comedy Film Festival will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Movie Buff Theatre on the northwest side of Indianapolis. The Festival was started by Indianapolis filmmaker Brian Pearce in memory of his brother Steve Pearce who worked diligently to raise awareness of kidney disease before he succumbed to its complications in September of 2009. For sponsorship information or to submit a film visit www.wetyourpantsfilmfest.org.
National Kidney Foundation Cadillac Golf Classic
The inaugural NKFI George L. Thomas Golf Classic is on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at the Warren Golf Course of Notre Dame. The Winners’ tournament in Sarasota, Florida November 8-10, 2013. Courses played: The Ritz-Carlton, The Legacy and The Concession. Buy-in foursomes available. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 260-456-0654. Click here for the brochure.
The NKFI will hold the annual Kidney Camp in May 31-June 4, 2013 at Camp Tecumseh in Brookston, Indiana. The camp is free for children ages 8-18 who have kidney disease or are a kidney recipient. Financial contributions from individuals and companies make the experience possible along with the many wonderful volunteers. Every year, more campers arrive to be part of a unique experience that brings children with similar health issues together from all around the state. For more information, please contact Tricia Berhinger at (800) 382-9971 or email@example.com for more information.
Come join us for a fun-filled night of Trick-Hoops and Alley-Oops and support organ donation! Harlem Wizards vs. Hoosier Heroes basketball game on May 8, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at Bishop Chatard High School in Indianapolis. Tickets are general admission $10 advance and $12 at gate. For more information or to order tickets, email Tricia Berhinger or call (800) 382-9971.
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The NKFI's Team Indiana is looking for participants for the 2014 Transplant Games of America (TGA) which will be held in Houston, Texas July 10-15, 2014. Team Indiana is a group of amazing transplant recipients, donors and donor families that have overcome obstacles in their lives that most of us could never imagine. The transplant recipients want to show the world that transplant works so that others in need of a lifesaving organ transplant can also have a second chance at life. They participate in games such as, basketball, swimming, running, biking and more. There are events for friends and family members of the recipients and of the donor's, this remarkable event is a chance for everyone to be involved.
For more information about Team Indiana and how you can join or support the team, please contact Tricia Behringer at (800) 382-9971 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please help us spread the word and share our Facebook page on your page.