A Short Walk That Goes a Long Way
Nearly 500 people will step up on September 19, 2009 to raise funds and awareness at the Kidney Walk
WHAT: 8th Annual Kidney Walk to benefit the National Kidney Foundation Serving North Texas
WHERE: Fort Worth Stockyards, beginning at River Ranch 500 NE 23rd St., Fort Worth, TX
WHEN: September 19, 2009, 9:00 am Registration, 10:00 am Walk
WHO: Community members, including kidney patients, transplant recipients, organ donors, physicians, friends and neighbors.
WHY: More than 26 million Americans have chronic kidney disease. Millions more are at risk, and don’t even know it. In Tarrant County alone, an estimated 140,000 people have chronic kidney disease and 1,900 need dialysis treatment to stay alive. Funds raised from the event will support public and professional education, kidney health screenings and research grants.
CONTACT: Kelly Vaughan, 214.351.2393 – office, 214.564.5190 – cell Kelly.email@example.com
For more Kidney Walk information visit www.kidneywalk.org.