The John Brockington Foundation will present their 16th Annual Pro Athletes for Life Gala November 14, 2017 in San Diego. The event celebrates organ and tissue donation and the San Diego kidney and transplant communities, with proceeds to the Foundation’s patient education and patient assistance funds. For more information on the event and the Foundation, see http://www.johnbrockingtonfoundation.org/ .
Donate Life Northwest will sponsor their annual Lifesavers Breakfast November 8, 2017 in Portland OR. The event is the largest gathering of the area’s donation and transplant community. Donate Life Northwest welcomes additional Sponsors and volunteers. For more information and to RSVP, see http://www.donatelifenw.org/content/lifesavers-breakfast .
The Living Kidney Donors Network will present two 12 October, 2017 webcasts on Developing Your Kidney Kampaign So Your Donor Can Find YOU! For information and registration, see http://www.lkdn.org/workshops-webinars/index.html .
Donate Life Northwest will sponsor training, peer support, and mentorship for dialysis patients on living donation transplants, in Portland OR November 5, 12, and 19, 2017. They will also sponsor a training for mentors on October 7, 2017. See below for details:
Legacy Transplant Services will present two evening classes open to anyone who wants to learn about kidney transplantation and donation, especially patients, family, and friends. The sessions will be held live at Legacy Good Samaritan downtown, and telecast to FMC Maywood Park near the Portland airport, on September 20 and November 16, 2017. Find more information and registration instructions at https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/nwrn.org/files/N2/LegacyTrx17.pdf .
OHSU also hosts a transplant class in Portland on Wednesday evenings; see https://nwrnbulletins.wordpress.com/2017/04/13/419-ohsu-transplant-class/ .
Donate Life! will present a free June 10, 2017 talk, presented in Spanish, on organ donation and the transplant process, in Portland OR. Find a poster and details in both English and Spanish (p.2) at https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/nwrn.org/files/N/DonateLife0617.pdf .
The UCLA Kidney Education Enhancement Program (UKEEP) will hold a September 18, 2016 educational seminar in Santa Monica for CKD and ESRD patients on the Role of Diet in Your Health. For details see https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/nwrn.org/files/N/UKEEP/UKEEP.Nicole.pdf .
UKEEP will also host seminars on October 9 (Kidneys and Diabetes), November 13 (PKD), and December 11, 2016 (Living Kidney Donation); for information on these see https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/nwrn.org/files/N/UKEEP/UKeep.AugDec16.pdf .