NKF and Swedish Medical Center will present a March 3, 2018 in-person workshop in Seattle called The Big Ask, The Big Give: A Workshop on Living Donation. The free half-day workshop will provide tools to find a living kidney donor, educate family and friends about living donation, and tell your story through social media and other channels. For details see https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/nwrn.org/files/N/DONATE/BABG.0318.pdf.
The Erase the Wait program will present a training in Portland OR for volunteer transplant mentors on February 24, 2018, and for CKD and dialysis patients on March 18, March 25, and April 1, 2018. For details see https://www.erasethewait.org/about, the graphic below, and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XGkYnpQpgMM.
Previous Erase the Date mentor and mentee participants are invited to a reunion in Portland on March 14, 2018; for details see https://www.donatelifenw.org/civicrm/event/info?id=8390&reset=1.
Discounted ticket sales for Donate Life Northwest’s Family Night Trailblazers basketball game March 30, 2018 in Portland close on February 26, 2018.
February 14, 2018 is National Donor Day. For more information see https://unos.org/get-involved/promote-organ-donation/.
The University of Washington Medical Center Team Transplant provides a life-changing wellness program for transplant recipients and their support team through regular exercise, healthy eating and community support, while promoting organ donation awareness. They will hold their Annual Fundraising Dinner February 24, 2018 on the UW campus. For more information on the Dinner and on Team Transplant, and to register for the Dinner, see http://www.cvent.com/events/team-transplant-s-annual-fundraising-dinner/event-summary-9929a6b93dcc4d1996b2693577152b25.aspx.
Discounted tickets are now on sale for Donate Life Northwest’s 4th Annual Donate Life Northwest Family Night at the Portland Trail Blazers on March 30, 2018 against the L.A Clippers! Visit http://rosequarter.com/donatelife before February 26, 2018 and use the code DONATELIFE to access them. Come join your Donate Life family for a night of fun and community education!
The Greater Puget Sound Chapter #503 of ANNA will present their 2018 Renal Update February 1-2, 2018 in Lynnwood WA. Topics include incivility, surveys, iatrogenic death, teach-back, calciphylaxis, difficult conversations, passion and compassion, AKI, organ donation, ultrafiltration, lupus, hyponatremia, hyperoxaluria, and the future of dialysis. Registration is online only, and closes on January 29, 2018. Discounts are available until 11:30 pm PST January 10, 2018. For more information see https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/nwrn.org/files/N/ANNA/RenalUpdate2018.pdf.