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Join Actor Danny Glover at the
National Kidney Foundation

of Northern Californias Kidney Walk

The National Kidney Foundation of Northern Californias Kidney Walk is a
non-competitive walk focusing on education and prevention of kidney and
urinary tract diseases, and awareness of the need for organ donation. The
Kidney Walk presents an occasion for dialysis patients, organ transplant
recipients, donor families, the medical and business communities, and the
general public to celebrate life and create lasting community advocacy and
long-term support for the Foundations mission.

While raising funds for the National Kidney Foundation of Northern
Californias programs and services, the Kidney Walk provides an opportunity
for family, friends and colleagues to participate in an inspiring,
community-based event.

When is the Kidney Walk?

The Kidney Walk will be held on Saturday, November 2, 2002 in Golden Gate
Park.  Registration will begin at 7:30 AM and the Walk will begin at 9:00

Why Walk the Kidney Walk?

7        Chronic kidney disease is a public health problem affecting 20
million Americans

7        Risk factors include diabetes, high blood pressure and family

7        One in nine American adults have kidney disease and most dont know

7        71,000 people are waiting for organ transplants

7        16 people die each day waiting for an organ transplant

How Do I  Walk the Kidney Walk?

Step 1: Register to Walk! Contact Alexandra Sangmeister at
email @ redacted  or call (415) 543-3303 ext 109 to register.

Step 2: Form a Team! Become a Team Captain and invite 6 or more family
members, friends, neighbors, and co-workers to walk with you to support the

Step 3: Raise Money! Raise money for the NKF by asking your family, friends,
neighbors, and co-workers to support you as you walk to increase the
awareness of chronic kidney disease and organ donation.

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