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Join us in the Fight Against Kidney Disease During National Kidney Month

Your kidney can fail due to build up of waste in the body, damage to the kidneys, anemia as well as build up of fluid in the body. Symptoms can include anything from nausea and vomiting, blood in the urine, fatigue to swelling in the face, feet or hands. To determine if the symptoms you have are because of kidney failure, have your doctor perform these specific tests: 

  1. Urinalysis – check for protein, blood and white blood cells in the urine.

  2. Blood tests – test creatinine and BUN, waste products that healthy kidneys remove from the bloodstream.

Make a contribution today and help us raise awareness about the importance of maintaining healthy kidneys! 


Learn How to Become an Organ Donor Today

Nearly 95,000 people are waiting for a kidney and depending on the day, the list can get close to 100,000 people waiting for a kidney transplant according to the United Network for Organ Sharing. You can become an organ donor in a few ways: check the donor box when you renew your driver's license and you can also register online to become an organ donor.

The $5 DOG Wedding Book Drawing Attention to Organ Donation

Lilly, Bernie and Spinner looking adorable 💚💚💚

Lilly, Bernie and Spinner looking adorable 💚💚💚

Very excited to share one of our biggest fans Lilly Smartelli (@thefivedollardogwedding) is featured in the New York Times showing off her awesome book THE $5 (DOG) WEDDING . The book draws attention to organ donation and why it’s so important to support dog shelters. We cannot wait to read it! “By marrying Bernie in a symbolic way, I could draw attention to organ-donor groups and local animal welfare shelters that lack proper funding,” said Lilly. Click here to read Lilly’s story on the New York Times.

Kidney Warrior Spotlight - Kelvin Bell

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Let's help raise awareness for Kelvin Bell (Hope for Kelvin in Need of a Kidney) who's in need of a O+, O- Kidney Donor. There are over 2,400 people on the donor waiting list in Alabama and the wait time is 7-9 years. His wife Martrece Bell is asking everyone to help them find a donor as his blood type has the longest wait time. 💚💚💚💚