Valen Keefer Launches Her New Blog: PKD Will Not Beat Me

Our spokesperson, Valen Keefer, continues to inspire the kidney disease and transplant community with her new blog for the PKD Foundation, PKD Will Not Beat Me. She’ll be sharing her story and fostering a positive space where people with PKD can come together to talk with each other, get information…

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Valen Keefer Rocks Blue & Green for Donate Life Month

We’re so proud of our spokesperson, Valen Keefer, who has been all over California, sporting blue and green in honor of Donate Life month, sharing her story and spreading the word about organ donation. As one of Donate Life’s “12 Inspiring Women of the 20 million in 2012” campaign, Valen…

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Top News on Kidney Transplant Chains and Shortening the Wait for Organs

This has been a big week for stories about innovative approaches to organ donation. Last Sunday, the New York Times featured an amazing story about 60 people linked by a transplant chain that changed the lives of 30 patients with kidney disease. It all began with one man inspired by…

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Video: Mary Wu and Valen Keefer Dedicate Roses on Donate Life Float

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Video: Mary Wu on the Rose Parade and the Importance of Organ Donation

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Be Inspired by Confessions of a Kidney Transplant Recipient

If you have kidney disease or care about someone who does, visit organ donation/kidney research advocate Mary Wu’s blog, Confessions of a Kidney Transplant Recipient, and be inspired.  In chapters from her unpublished biography, Mary chronicles her battle with kidney disease from childhood to the present day. In the midst…

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