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The Kidney Foundation of Ohio 32nd Annual Gala will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2024 at the Cleveland Marriott Downtown. Guests will enjoy a cocktail hour, dinner, live entertainment, silent auction & more. Dr. Emilio Poggio will be honored as the 2024 Person of the Year, and Dr. Romeo Miclat will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award.



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Golf Outing in Memory of Dennis Kennedy

The annual Golf Outing in Memory of Dennis Kennedy will be held on Monday, June 3, 2024 at Sweetbriar Golf Club in Avon Lake. Dennis worked as the Director of Technical Services for Centers for Dialysis Care (CDC). He started a golf outing for CDC employees and dreamed of one day golfing at Pebble Beach until his passing in 1996. Dennis' coworkers decided not only to memorialize him by continuing the golf outing, but also turn it into a fundraiser for his second love, kidney patients.

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Summer Soiree

The Summer Soire will take place on Thursday, July 25, 2024 at Nuevo Modern Mexican & Tequila Bar. Join us to celebrate Christmas in July with dinner, drinks, music, auction, raffles & more.

Presented by the Fortney Foundation

Harvest Walk

The Harvest Walk took place on Sunday, October 1 at Mapleside Farms in Brunswick. Participants enjoyed a one-mile walk through Mapleside’s orchard, family-friendly activities, and visiting with local organizations & more. Thanks to the attendees, donors, sponsors, and volunteers the event raised over $43,000.

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World Kidney Day

World Kidney Day aims to raise awareness of the importance of our kidneys to our overall health and to reduce the frequency and impact of kidney disease and its associated health problems worldwide. Each March, we celebrate the day, and National Kidney Month, with a free, community resource fair.

Join us on Saturday, March 23 from 10:30am – 12:30pm at Dave’s Market & Eatery (1929 E 61st Street, Cleveland, OH 44103). Attendees can visit with vendors to receive resources and literature on topics related to kidney-disease and transplantation, enjoy food, giveaways, and activities. This event is free and open to the community. Registration is encouraged, but not required.


Molto Bella Auto Show

The Molto Bella Auto Show was held on Sunday, September 18 at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens in Akron. A benefit was held Friday, September 9 at Todaro’s Party Center including cocktails, dinner, entertainment, auctions & a 50/50 raffle. Proceeds from these events benefit the Kidney Foundation of Ohio Summit County Chapter.

Contact Annette Fetter at (216) 771-2700 or for more information on events or to start one in your community.