Alive to Strive Race is proud to announce fundraising initiatives with the Kidney Research Centre, the Canadian Diabetes Association and the Kidney Foundation of Canada!
As a race participant you have the opportunity to support one of these charities.
Once you have registered, you can fundraise online for either the Kidney Foundation of Canada (patient care program in Eastern Ontario), the Kidney Research Centre or the Canadian Diabetes Association.
The Kidney Research Centre (KRC) is Canada’s first research facility devoted exclusively to the investigation of diseases that attack the kidney. It is affiliated with The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, the University of Ottawa, and The Ottawa Hospital. KRC scientists and clinician researchers are taking a lead role nationally in developing new strategies to improve detection and treatment of renal disease.
The Canadian Diabetes Association provides resources for multi-disciplinary diabetes healthcare providers and researchers, including practical applications for professional education and research, as well as references to inform and guide best practices for the care of people with diabetes in Canada.
The Kidney Foundation of Canada is people working together for a common cause. We are volunteers, individuals living with kidney disease, donors, and staff members from all walks of life, all across Canada.Since its creation in 1964, The Kidney Foundation has helped millions of Canadians suffering from kidney failure and related disorders such as hypertension, diabetes, urinary tract infections and kidney stones.OUR VISION: Kidney health, and improved lives for all people affected by kidney disease.