Nearly $50, 000 Dollars Raised!

On April 25th, hundreds of Edmontonians gathered in the ACT Centre at Rundle Park to register for the 6th Annual Give the Gift of Life Run and Walk for the Kidney Foundation of Canada.Coffee News is proud to sponsor this event.  Walkers and runners rallied pledges and donations bringing $47, 844 dollars for the foundation.  That’s 96% of their goal of $50, 000.

It is not too late to support the Give the Gift of Life Run and Walk.  Donations can be made up to May 26, 2010.  Help them reach their goal!  To make your donation to the Kidney Foundation of Canada click on the link. Sponsor a Team or Participant!

Kidney disease is a major cause of death in Canadians.  Experts estimate over 2 million Canadians suffer from kidney disease or kidney-related complications. The Kidney Foundation of Canada improves the health and quality of life of those living with this terrible disease.  From bringing awareness to the warning signs, to prevention and treatment, and supporting the services available to help those with the disease live a better life.  It fully relies on volunteers and funding through donations.

More information about the The Kidney Foundation of Canada