Miracle on 20 York St. – A story of miracles, finding a living kidney donor (Posted January 30, 2018)

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Written By: Barbara Abrams for AAKP Kidney Transplant Today The words, “I would like to help you out with your kidney,” jump off the screen and hit me in the face like a knockout punch. Dazed and numb, I feel like a prize fighter who is “Down for the Count.” I slowly drift back to reality. Am I dreaming? Nightmare? Is this a bad joke? I deliberately concentrate on the remaining text emanating from my Facebook page. The next sentence reveals our connection to each other. I have an acquaintance Arline who saw my kidney blog and told her friend Janie about me.
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President’s Message from aakpRENALIFE Jan/Feb 2018 (Posted Jan. 25, 2018)

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To our Members and Allies: Welcome to 2018! End of 2017 As 2017 came to an end, my very good friend and AAKP Vice President Richard Knight and I shared a unique and deeply emotional honor as AAKP patient advocates, former dialysis patients and as long-time kidney transplant recipients. Together, we were awarded one of the highest honors in the kidney profession – the President’s Medal from the American Society of Nephrology (ASN).
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FLORIDA TO HOST LARGEST KIDNEY PATIENT MEETING IN AMERICA – AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF KIDNEY PATIENTS ANNOUNCES DATES AND EDUCATION CREDITS FOR KIDNEY PROFESSIONALS

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AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF KIDNEY PATIENTSFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 24, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Deborah Pelaez, AAKP Marketing and Communications Managerdpelaez@aakp.org; 813-400-2394 Tampa, FL – The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) announced the new date for its 43rd Annual National Patient Meeting.
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