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Kidney Foundation of Canada (The)

Site: Eastern Ontario Branch

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-724-9953
Toll Free Phone 1-800-724-9953
Crisis Phone 1-866-390-7337
Fax 613-722-5907
Primary Contact Melissa Forster, Manager, Community and Fund Development; Phone: 613-724-9953 ext 4560 * 1-800-724-9953 ext 4560
Alternate Contact Suzanne Laniel, Administrative Assistant; Phone: 613-724-9953 ext 4552 * 1-800-724-9953 ext 4552; Email:
Primary Executive Jim O'Brien, Executive Director; Phone: (Business) 1-800-387-4474; Email:
Address & Map
1790 Courtwood Cres
Ottawa, ON K2C 2B5
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) National volunteer organization committed to reducing the burden of kidney disease. 
Fund and stimulate innovative research * educate and support * promote access to high quality healthcare * increase public awareness and commitment to advancing kidney health and organ donation * emotional and educational support to patients, their families and friends * advocates on behalf of patients * information on prevention and treatment of kidney disease 
Financial assistance to patients in emergency situations on referral from hospital social workers.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Frontenac County ; Hastings County ; Lanark County ; Leeds and Grenville United Counties ; Lennox and Addington County ; Ottawa (City of) ; Prescott and Russell United Counties ; Prince Edward County ; Renfrew County ; Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call, e-mail or visit website for more information
Languages English ; French
Fees Membership - annual dues ; Method(s) of Payment Accepted - cash, cheque
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Other Details
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Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1993
Funding Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 107567398 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Pamphlets * Kidney Living magazine
Date Updated 02 Dec 2019
Service Categories Disease/Disability Information ~ Kidney Disease ; Fundraising Campaigns ~ Kidney Disease ; Health Related Advocacy Groups ~ Kidney Disease ; Service Cost Payment Assistance ~ Kidney Disease

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