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Siblings make father proud by taking on the Easter Ultra Challenge

Siblings make father proud by taking on the Easter Ultra Challenge 11 April 2024 Three siblings took on the Easter Ultra Challenge on Saturday 6 April – walking 10km and raising more than £5,600 for Kidney Research UK to mark their father’s recent transplant.  Simran, from London, was joined by her sister Raani and brother…

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The 26-year-old defiantly walking 10,000 steps a day to fight kidney disease

The 26-year-old defiantly walking 10,000 steps a day to fight kidney disease 05 April 2024 In January 2024, when 26-year-old Jazmin Ahmet received a shock diagnosis of kidney disease, in the form of IgA nephropathy, it created lots of anxiety about her future. Just two months later, Jazmin, from Nottingham, has been participating in our…

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Scottish GP climbs Kilimanjaro to fund research into kidney disease

Scottish GP climbs Kilimanjaro to fund research into kidney disease 04 April 2024 Last month, Dr Kevin Fernando swapped his GP surgery in Scotland to embark on an eight-day adventure to help kidney patients in a very different way – by climbing Mount Kilimanjaro and raising over £3,800 for our work at Kidney Research UK.  …

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If I can walk The March March with one kidney, you can too!

If I can walk The March March with one kidney, you can too! 23 February 2024 Grant from Edinburgh was left reeling in 2016 when, at 30 years old, doctors discovered he’d been living with just one kidney – and its function was declining. He says: “It was a big shock. I feel like I’ve…

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Walking all over kidney disease for March March

Walking all over kidney disease for March March 22 February 2024 Stephanie Roche is one of hundreds of people taking on our ‘The March March’ challenge, walking 10,000 steps every day to raise funds in the fight against kidney disease. By the time she reaches 310,000 steps at the end of March, Stephanie, 37 from…

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In memory of Riminder

In memory of Riminder 22 December 2023 Our Peterborough Cathedral Winter Walk in December 2023 brought together people with many different experiences of kidney disease but with one clear goal – to fund research that will improve the lives of kidney patients.   For Jasvinder Talafair, it was an opportunity to do this in memory of…

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Peterborough’s community comes together for Cathedral Winter Walk

Peterborough’s community comes together for Cathedral Winter Walk 04 December 2023 Our #TeamKidney community came together on Sunday 3 December to walk all over kidney disease at our first ever Peterborough Cathedral Winter Walk. Supporters wrapped up warm and donned their beanies for the snowy, five-mile circular walk, starting at Peterborough Cathedral and taking in…

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Celebrity support for The Book of Nuggets set to drive charity fundraising

Celebrity support for The Book of Nuggets set to drive charity fundraising 29 November 2023 Celebrities from the worlds of TV, film, sport, politics, literature, news and science have shared their wise words in a book raising funds for Kidney Research UK.    The Book of Nuggets book launch. Image credit Matilda Baxendale-Kirby ‘Nuggets’ of wisdom…

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