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Shine a Light Kidney Gala 2016

This year’s 4th annual Shine a Light Kidney Gala, hosted by The Kidney Foundation of Canada BC & Yukon Branch and The Canadian Society of Nephrology, raising a record $230,000 for kidney patients and kidney research. Photos at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, Pacific Ballroom. Gala Gala MC, Norma Reid, CTV News anchor Gala co-chairs, Dr. [...]

BC Minister Honoured with Special Award

The Kidney Foundation of Canada, BC & Yukon Branch presented The Honourable Amrik Virk, Minister for Technology, Innovation & Citizens’ Services and MLA for Surrey-Tynehead, with a special Citizen’s Leadership Award for his significant contributions and commitment towards helping to increase organ donor awareness and organ donor registration across BC.Under the leadership of Minister Virk, [...]

Kidney Walks 2015

Register today! The Kidney Foundation of Canada’s BC & Yukon Branch – Kidney Walks are held in 25 communities across BC on September 27th. Participants in these Walks have previously raised thousands of dollars to increase organ donation, fund research, provide support for kidney patients and their families, and to educate the public about the [...]

BC Kidney Transplant Consensus Summit

The Kidney Foundation of Canada hosted it’s first-ever BC Kidney Transplant Consensus Summit on May 1 at the Vancouver Convention Centre.  View Press Release here. View All event photos here. Related Links: Mediaplanet – Personal Health News

Shine a Light Kidney Gala 2015

This year’s third annual Shine a Light Kidney Gala, a collaboration of the Kidney Foundation of Canada, BC & Yukon Branch and the Canadian Society of Nephrology, was successful in raising over $178,000 for kidney research and services for British Columbians affected by kidney disease – a serious disease with no cure. Photos at the [...]

Penguin Plunge 2015

Spectators lined the Rocky Point pier at Port Moody’s annual New Year’s Day event to catch a glimpse of the fearless Penguin Plunge participants. The brave souls, who offered themselves into the chilly waters of the Burrard Inlet, were full of enthusiasm and dressed in a variety of fun and festive costumes. The Port Moody [...]

Winter Solstice Lantern Festival

Port Moody’s 4th annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival was held at a new location this year in Pioneer Park. Event organizers Joyelle Brandt and Melanie Younique’s vision for a magical evening came to fruition with musical performances and special activities such as lantern making, fire-releasing, bell-ringing, a Labyrinth walk, and drum circle.

CP Holiday Train

The CP Holiday Train rolled into Port Moody on the last leg of its fundraising journey across Canada collecting for food banks. This festive evening featured free entertainment including Blue Rodeo’s Jim Cuddy, and the Port Moody firefighters were on hand tending a warm fire for local residents to enjoy. See published photos in the [...]

Kidney Walks 2014

The Kidney Foundation of Canada’s BC Branch 2014 Kidney Walks and Runs are held in 25 communities across BC this summer. Participants in these Walks have previously raised over $860,000 to increase organ donation, fund research, provide support for kidney patients and their families, and to educate the public about the importance of kidney health. [...]

Dance Just Be-Cause 2

The second annual benefit performance for the Kidney Foundation of Canada, featuring students from the Flora Pigeau Dance Academy. ~ Event photography by Tracy Riddell        

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