As in years past, the event is slated to attract more than 1,100 of the Washington, DC area’s top business, government, health, and community leader. It’s also projected to raise over $1.3 million in the fight against kidney disease. And not a moment too soon.
The Washington, DC area leads the nation in the prevalence of kidney disease, with more than 500,000 people affected, 5,800 on dialysis, and 1,700 waiting for a life-saving kidney transplant. The Kidney Ball is the National Kidney Foundation's largest one-day fundraiser, raising funds to support medical research, patient and community services, professional education, and organ donation awareness in the DC region.
While helping out with a worthy cause “” and listening to the Doobie Brothers’ greatest hits “” you’ll also enjoy cocktails, dinner, silent and live auctions, and dancing. Interested? For more details, visit www.kidneywdc.org.