11/14 NW18 JBF San Diego Benefit

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/ .

11/8 NW16 Donate Life Breakfast

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 .

10/7+ NW16 Transplant and Mentorship Classes

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:

9/20+ NW16 Transplant Classes

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/ .

6/10 NW Espanol Transplant Education

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 .

9/18 SC UKEEP on Diet and Health

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 .