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Kidney Foundation of Canada (The)

Northern Ontario - Kidney Foundation

  • Focuses on improving the quality of life for people living with kidney disease by promoting public and patient education and awareness
  • Provides Living With Kidney Disease manuals and You and Your Kidneys with Sidney the Kidney booklets for young students
  • Promotes organ donation
  • Provides short-term emergency financial assistance to patients
  • Assists with funding a summer camp program for adults and children
  • Promotes advocacy and contributes to research
  • Conducts fundraising activities locally and regionally to raise funds to support programs and services; local funds help patients with out-of-town medical expenses (meals, accommodations)
Kidney Car Fundraising Program 
  • Accepts unwanted cars, trucks or vans and will dispose of them for individual
  • Provides a tax receipt and will tow the item away for free
Individuals with kidney disease and their families
Application Process
Short-term Emergency Financial Assistance
  • Assistance is provided ONLY when all other sources of funding have been exhausted
  • Applications for short term financial assistance are made through renal social workers at community units, hospital renal programs or kidney care clinics
  • Applicant must meet eligibility requirements
Toll Free
1-800-387-4474 - Regional Office, Ontario Branch
Kidney Car Program
Kidney Connect
Web Site
Mailing Address
PO Box 20057
RPO East End
Sault Ste Marie, ON, P6A 6W3
Tannis McMillan, Fund Development Officer
Phone: 705-949-0400
Fee assistance may be available for Emergency Medical costs -- assessed by renal social workers; assistance is provided by Kidney Foundation
Documents Required
No documents required for most services
Not Applicable
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
April 1, 2022
Hours of Operation
0830 - 1600
0830 - 1600
0830 - 1600

Mon-Wed 8:30 am-4 pm
Service Area(s)
Algoma District