February 2015  

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In this issue:


Tax Tips

Every year during tax season, The Kidney Foundation prepares general tax tips for dialysis and transplant patients. The income tax assistance measures most often used by kidney patients are the Medical Expense Tax Credit and the Disability Tax Credit.

Read our Tax Tips for the 2014 fiscal year

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New Funding for Alport Syndrome Research

The Kidney Foundation of Canada, the Pedersen Family and the Alport Syndrome Foundation, Inc. are pleased to announce the availability of new funding to advance the knowledge of, develop effective treatment protocols for, and discover a cure for Alport Syndrome. It is anticipated that two research projects will be selected for funding, totaling $100,000 USD each, over a one- to two-year time frame. 

The deadline for submission of completed research funding applications is March 23, 2015.  Visit for more details.

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Door-to-Door Campaign 2015

Every year thousands of volunteers go door-to-door in their community to collect donations in support of people living with kidney disease. But did you know you can also do this in the comfort of your own home?

With our Online Door-to-Door Campaign you can set up your own page to solicit and collect donations from friends and colleagues. It's a great and easy way to support our annual fundraising campaign.

For more information on online canvassing or to register, visit

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Kidney Community Kitchen

Cranberry-Glazed Pork Chops
Fragrant Basmati Rice

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