Volunteer Training, Upcoming Kidney Foundation Events

Heads up on another Donate Life Illinois volunteer training session taking place this coming Saturday as well as some events being hosted by the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois.

Be sure to keep up on all Donate Life Illinois events here. A lot more will be posted as April approaches.


March 8, 2008

Donate Life Illinois – Volunteer training in central Illinois

This training will feature a professional seminar on effective public speaking skills, as well as breakout sessions from Donate Life Illinois coalition members to further the understanding of their roles in the donation process. Donate Life Illinois training will take place at the Abe Lincoln Hospital in Lincoln, beginning at 10 am. Contact Veronica Moreno, vmoreno@giftofhope.org, 630-758-2799.

March 13, 2008

World Kidney Day University of Illinois at Chicago Physical Education Building

901 W. Roosevelt
Chicago, IL 60608
10 am – 3pm
Join the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois and our health partners as we bring awareness to chronic kidney disease (CKD), high blood pressure and diabetes through World Kidney Day! On Thursday, March 13 the NKFI will provide FREE health screenings, including blood sugar, blood pressure and urinalysis. Participants of this free event will also enjoy healthy cooking and exercise demonstrations and the opportunity to speak with local legislators and healthcare providers. For more information, please contact Lauren Zelechowski at 312-321-1500 x239 or via email to lzelechowski@nkfi.org.

May 17, 2008

Living Donor Breakfast

Marriott Midway
6520 S Cicero Ave
Chicago, IL 60638

9 am – 12pm
Are you currently on the wait list to receive a kidney transplant? Is living kidney donation an option for you? Do you know someone who needs a kidney transplant and would like to donate to them? Come and learn more about what living donation means whether you are a potential recipient or donor. For more information, please contact Mary Schlereth at mailto:lzelechowski@nkfi.org or 312-321-1500 x 246.

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