Kidney Foundation of Canada (The) - Northern Ontario

Site: Northern Superior Chapter - Mailing Address

Service: Kidney Foundation

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Description & Services
Public Comments Peer support meetings are held at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC), 980 Oliver Rd, in Volunteer Services Room 2000; meeting schedule on website
Description (Service)
  • Focuses on improving the quality of life for people living with kidney disease by promoting public and patient education and organ donation 
  • Offers Kidney Connect Peer Support Group Meetings  
  • Provides "Living With Kidney Disease" manuals 
  • Provides emergency financial assistance to patients 
  • Funds the camp program for adults and children 
  • Promotes advocacy and contributes to research 
  • Conducts fundraising activities locally and regionally to raise funds to support programs and services 
  • Funds raised locally help patients with out-of-town medical expenses (meals, accommodations)
Kidney Car Fundraising Program 
  • Simple, quick and convenient way to dispose of unwanted cars, trucks or vans 
  • Provides a tax receipt and will tow the item away for free
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-3:30 pm 
Peer Support Meetings: monthly
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District ; Thunder Bay District
Eligibility No restrictions
Application No application process
Languages English
Fees Fee assistance available for Emergency Financial Assistance -- assessed by the social workers ; assistance is provided by Kidney Foundation.
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-624-2680
Toll Free Phone Kidney Car Program: 1-866-788-2277 
Kidney Connect Peer Support Information: 1-800-387-4474 Ext 4973
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Flickr Flickr, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary Contact Richard Bernreiter, President
Alternate Contact Marion Harms, Fundraising Coordinator
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address Thunder Bay
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Mailing Address PO Box 20043 
Northwood PO 
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 6P2
Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1964
Funding Fundraising ; Donations