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Direct Patient Assistance, Extending a Helping Hand and a Life Line
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Free Screening Programs, to Help Identify Kidney Disease in Early Stages, When it's Most Treatable
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School Based Programs, so we can Teach our Kids about Lifelong Kidney Health
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Empowering Patients Through Advocacy, Protecting Access to Medication and Treatment
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Education, For the Public, Patients and Professionals
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Local Research: Funding Critical Research to Improve Patient Outcomes, Right Here at Home
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Giving Kidney Disease a Voice and a Sense of Community

2016 Walk/Run Registration is Open!

2016 Walk/Run Registration is Open!  Grab your sneakers, family, friends and co-workers and head to an event near you!  Events will be held in Albany, Glens Falls, Ithaca, Poughkeepsie, Hornell and Little Falls!  Register at the links below!

Neil and Jane Golub, Albany College of Pharmacy to be Honored

Join us on May 12, 2016 for this year's Gift of Life Celebration where we will honor the Albany College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences with the Contributions to Healthcare Award and Neil and Jane Golub, who will receive the Edwin Sperber Legacy Award.  The event will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn in Troy with this year's theme being "Once Upon a Time."  Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information call 518-533-7880 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  Reserve your sponsorship and tickets below:


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Advocacy Center

Watch here for advocacy alerts and news on upcoming advocacy activities!  Want to be a kidney advocate?  Call 518-533-7880 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  Also plan to join us on March 18, 2016 for New York State Advocacy Day!

7th Annual B.A.D. Snowshoe Softball Tournament Coming Up!

Grab your snowshoes and head to Benton Field in Indian Lake for the 7th annual Showshoe Softball Tournament.  The event will be held on February 27 with on site registration starting at 10 am. Entry fee: $100. 10 players per team, individual players are welcome. One pitch softball. Pre-registration is available. All registered players will receive a free BBQ lunch. Chinese Auction and awards ceremony at the Indian Lake Restaurant.  Call 518-648-5828 for more information.

Kidney Connection can Help Those Waiting for Kidney Transplant

Are you a dialysis patient or currently on the transplant waiting list? Are you someone that would save a life if you could?  Then you're on your way to making the kidney connection!   Kidney Connection is a FREE service that allows those in need of a kidney to share their story in the hope that someone willing to be a donor will step forward and be tested.

Team Northeast Now Recruiting for Transplant Games of America

Team Northeast is now recruiting for the Transplant Games of America!  Open to transplant recipients, donor families, living donors, transplant and organ donation professionals and anyone that wants to support these efforts, the games are a once in a lifetime experience!  Learn more about the games here.  To find out how you can participate, call 518-533-7880 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  Here's a highlight video from the 2012 games - check it out!

Applications Being Accepted for 2016 Shane Leone Memorial Scholarship

Applications are currently being accepted for the Shane Leone Memorial Scholarship.  Applications are due April 15 and awards will be determined by May 15.  Print the application form here.  For questions, call 518-533-7880 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

World Kidney Day to Focus on Children and CKD

World Kidney Day is March 10 and this year's theme focuses on children and CKD and ways to prevent it!  We will be visiting various schools throughout the month to discuss children and CKD.  If you would like a presentation in your school contact Garry Murray at 518-458-9697 ext 4.  For more information on World Kidney Day, visit www.worldkidneyday.org

Join the Kidney Club

Looking for a way to connect with other patients and family members?  Want a place to ask questions and share experiences?  Then join the kidney club, monthly support group meetings for patients, family members and friends.  The schedule of meetings is as follows:

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