On September 21, let's WALK to support organ donation !

    MONTREAL, Sept. 18 /CNW Telbec/ - Thanks to the participation of Astellas
and Wyeth, The Kidney Foundation of Canada will hold a 5 km non-competitive
walk on Sunday, September 21 in Montreal, Three-Rivers and Quebec to support
people living with kidney disease and to promote awareness of the need of
organ donation.
    Come celebrate life by participating in this lasting community advocacy
and long-term support for the Foundation's mission. By doing so, you will walk
for nearly two million Canadians who suffer from chronic kidney disease, or
are at risk, and for more than 7,000 people in Quebec, who survive thanks to
dialysis or transplantation.
    For more information or to register, please visit

    About The Kidney Foundation of Canada

    Founded in 1964, The Kidney Foundation of Canada is a national volunteer
agency whose objective is to alleviate the burden of kidney disease on
patients and families and on society at large. The Kidney Foundation finances
research on kidney disease, offers education and support programs, facilitates
access to quality care and raises public awareness of the importance of
maintaining healthy kidneys and consenting to organ donation.

For further information:

For further information: Caroline Duguay, The Kidney Foundation of
Canada, Quebec Branch, (514) 938-4515, #225

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