Get Involved with the Southern Tier Kidney Association!
Listed below are only a few examples of the many things that the Association has done for our unit. Please consider attending a meeting to support our efforts – they meet the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 4 pm in classroom 4 at WCA – all are welcome. Also, please remember that the Association continues to collect pop can tabs, donations and ideas!
Purchased televisions for the dialysis unit
Paid for a patient’s family to travel to Pittsburgh to be with him for his transplant when the family did not have the finances to pay for the expenses
Purchased hand held games and magazines for the unit
Sponsors our annual family picnic and Christmas Party for the patients, their families along with our staff and their families
Purchased catheter belts for the Peritoneal patients
Paid the taxi fee for a patient to travel to Buffalo General in the middle of the night when the transplant unit called him for a transplant
Paid fees for patients to see an insurance specialist
Helped to raise the money to purchase a Reverse Osmosis Water Machine to utilize for dialysis patients who are admitted into the Special Care Unit for their treatments
Purchased a laptop computer for Dr. Hsu and Dr. Cannone to use so that they can have your information at hand to better serve you
Paid for the Liquacel that some of you are currently consuming on dialysis days to increase your albumin levels
Kidney Disease can strike regardless of age, race, or creed.
If you wish to become involved, contact:
Southern Tier Kidney Association Meetings
January 13, 2015
February 10, 2015
March 10, 2015
April 14, 2015
May 12, 2015
June 9, 2015
July (No Meeting)
August 11, 2015
September 8, 2015
October 13, 2015
November 10, 2015
December 8, 2015
Visitors or new members welcome.