The Kidney Foundation of Western New York hosts and participated in provides events for the general public, as well as for professionals, patients and families in the region.
Past events have included the Walk for Kidney Health, patient picnics, the Kidney Bean Cook-Off, the Gift of Life Dinner, professional education sessions, free kidney health screenings and more.
Learn about the Kidney Foundation of WNY and prepare for helping out with outreach tabling, community kidney health screenings and other events. Orientation and training takes roughly one hour and new volunteers will shadow staff members and/or experienced volunteers at their first assignments.
Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 6 p.m. - 4444 Bryant and Stratton Way, Williamsville, NY 14221
Protecting Kidney Health Presentation
Kidneys play a vital role in the body, but damage to the kidneys can go undetected until it causes major problems. The Kidney Foundation of Western New York will share information about risk factors for kidney disease, steps to protect your health and treatment options.
Mon., Jan. 23 at 1 p.m. - West Seneca Senior Center, 4620 Seneca St., West Seneca, NY 14224
Free Community Kidney Health Screening
The screening includes a health history review, blood pressure test, body mass index calculation, blood glucose test, urinalysis and clinician conversation.
Monday, January 30 - 12:00 - 3:00 PM
West Seneca Senior Center, 4620 Seneca St., West Seneca, NY 14224
Wegmans Sheridan Drive Tour Highlighting Kidney-Friendly Foods
Join a friendly tour of the Wegmans store personalized by Chef Jenna
to highlight kidney-friendly meals and snacks. This event is geared toward people with kidney disease who are not on dialysis, as well as family members and caregivers. Registration is limited to 10 participants.
Saturday, February 18 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Wegmans, 5275 Sheridan Drive, Williamsville, NY 14221
Additional Upcoming Events
Gift of Life Celebration - Thursday, May 18, 2023 - 500 Pearl
Walk for Kidney Health - Sunday, August 20, 2023 - Buffalo Outer Harbor
Kidney Health Screenings - Dates and locations to be announced