Kidney Donations

Let's Take The 'Kid' Out Of Kidney Disease

Todd Hauptman | Posted 03.16.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Todd Hauptman

Kidney disease is a serious condition that can affect anyone at any age, including children. Twelve children are on dialysis in B.C., almost 150 with non-dialysis chronic kidney disease and another 50 are in post-transplant care. These numbers may appear small but the impact on their lives is significant.

I Became An Organ Donor After Losing My Son To Kidney Disease

Michelle MacKinnon | Posted 03.10.2016 | Canada Living
Michelle MacKinnon

After months of re-scheduling cancelled appointments, my son David had now been on dialysis 12 hours a day, seven days a week for almost a year. After being told that another couple of weeks wouldn't make a difference for him, his transplant was moved yet again from May 11 to June 8. But another two weeks did make a difference for David; he suffered a stroke on June 5 and died on the very day I was to donate my kidney to him. But the story doesn't end there.

He's Her Perfect Match, And It Saved Her Life

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.13.2016 | Canada Alberta

A Saskatchewan man gave his ill fiancee more than his heart.

Would You Give Up A Kidney For $10,000?

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

Paying living kidney donors $10,000 could boost donations and cost effectively improve quality of life for people who would otherwise be on dialysis, ...

'My Dad Gave Me His Kidney'

2 For Couples | Melissa Wilson | Posted 02.11.2013 | Canada Impact

When I was a toddler and was limping instead of walking, my parents began to suspect something was wrong. I went to numerous specialists to try and fi...