Yearly Archives: 2014

Happy World Kidney Day!

On March 13, take a moment to thank your kidneys for the important job they play in your overall health. Your kidneys flush toxins and excess water from your blood, they help regulate your blood pressure and to produce red blood

GoodGuysTri founder Mike Herzog to join 3 kg Challenge team

Mike Herzog is the founder of a grassroots philanthropic organization called GoodGuysTri. He would be the first to admit that he is an average guy simply trying to squeeze every ounce out of life. His philanthropic career started at a

Catching up with the Dunkerley’s One Year After Transplant

On March 7, 2013, Colleen Dunkerley received the gift of life from her husband Jason. Five days after surgery, Colleen left the hospital with a healthy new kidney. It was so healthy, in fact, that the kidney started working right away

A Cup of Coffee…with Hélène Campbell

Let me tell you a very touching story, which, I hope, will make you think. It is February 2012, in Toronto, and it is like any other day for Hélène Campbell: she is waiting for a lung transplant. She wants

What does it smell like?

It smells like this time of the year where we start dreaming about taking one layer off, about leaving the house with 10 pounds less of clothing. Have you noticed the smell of the air during the last weekend? It

The true meaning of being alive to strive… or the story of Kassandra

If you are like many people, you probably wish for health, joy and happiness at the beginning of a new year. Those are certainly things we wish for our loved ones, especially when we know that a loved one is

Next “Let’s Get Moving” Group Classes Start March 4

Top Shape Fitness is once again offering the “Let’s Get Moving” group classes in collaboration with Alive to Strive Kidney Fitness Project.  These one-hour classes are open to everyone and are especially adapted to individuals living with chronic kidney disease. Classes

Alive to Strive Road Race: New and Special Races in 2014

Registration is now open for the Alive to Strive road race on April 27, 2014 in Ottawa! This year, race day features a few new and very cool additions to the race schedule. Read on to find out more! *NEW*

Alive to Strive Launches New Website

Welcome to Alive to Strive’s new website!  Thank you to Jason Manion for creating this wonderful site for us, and to Ralph Hatem for your help transferring our content. Our refreshing new look still contains all the information you need

Alive to Strive is getting a new Website!!

Our new website goes live this weekend! There will be some outages as we switch to the new site. We apologize for any inconvenience. ——————————————- Registration info can still found at the links below.


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