E-News – The Kidney Foundation of Canada – October 2018
Pushing for Improvements in Canada’s Organ Donation
and Transplantation System
On September 20, 2018, a Blood Health and Organ Transplantation supplement was published in Maclean’s Magazine. It included an article about the improvements needed in Canada’s Organ Donation and Transplantation System. It also features Gwen Herrington’s perspective, a nurse and mother who speaks candidly about how her life has changed thanks to the kidney transplant she received.
Global News Report:
Calgary Woman Walks in Kidney March to Honour Mother
Katherine Schneider walked in honour of her mother Sharalee in the ninth annual Kidney March. As Deb Matiekicka reports, the pair had planned to participate in the 3-day, 100-kilometre walk together. 250 Kidney Marchers took part in the event that raised over $940,000.
Travel & Dialysis
Tips from Fellow Travelers – Part Three: Last Minute Tips
In the third and final installment of the series, get some last minute advice before you leave for your trip. Bon voyage!
Paul Kidston Recognized with
The Kidney Foundation of Canada’s Highest Volunteer Honour
The Harold W. Ashenmil Award, considered the highest honour given to a volunteer by The Kidney Foundation of Canada, is granted to an individual who has rendered distinguished service and made noteworthy contributions to The Foundation’s mission and objectives.