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National Organ & Tissue Donation Awareness Month

Considering the increasing waitlist, Canada is among the lowest rates of organ and tissue donation among developing nations.
Are you willing to donate 2 minutes to possibly save some life? David Foster and the David Foster Foundation are using April as National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Month to raise awareness of the ongoing need for support and to inspire all Canadians to donate organs and tissues.
The David Foster Foundation is a national non-profit Canadian charity foundation aimed at assisting Canadian people with kids in need of life-saving pediatric organ transplants with non-medical costs.
The David …

National Kidney Month 2021

World Kidney Day is a worldwide initiative to raise awareness about the significance of kidneys. Volunteers and staff from the Kidney Foundation will participate in community events aimed at raising awareness and teaching about preventative behaviors and risk factors, as well as highlighting our services and programs.
The story of Ryker
Ryker’s kidneys failed at the age of 5 weeks, and he was placed on perineal dialysis a week afterward. Ryker was linked up to the machine throughout the first 12 years of its existence. Ryker was recommended for transplantation at BC Children’s Hospital when he …

Alarming Statistics from Canada Concentrating on the Importance of Organ Donation

Alarming Canadian Statistics presented by the David Foster Foundation show the importance of organ donation. On December 3, 2020, the David Foster Foundation raised awareness of the ongoing need for organ donation in Canada by presenting some unexpected and shocking information.
The statistics showed that Canada has one of the lowest donor rates in the world, which is particularly troubling.The David Foster Foundation is a national non-profit Canadian charity foundation dedicated to helping Canadian people with kids in need of life-saving pediatric organ transplantations with non-medical costs.
David Foster, the Founder of …