What did you do for World Kidney Day?
On March 10, the Unites States celebrated World Kidney Day in style, turning the country orange. From East to West, buildings glowed in the National Kidney Foundation’s signature orange color, and kidney screenings and education sessions took place at businesses, hospitals, and city halls.
In New York, the Empire State Building reminded the world that there’s a growing public health crisis in our midst by shining in orange.
In Boston, the Zakim Bridge and media board along I-90 turned orange. Other cities, including Sioux Falls, SD; Charlotte, NC; Minneapolis, MN; St. Paul, WI; Denver, CO; and Pittsburgh, PA also showed their solidarity by lighting their buildings and bridges a bright orange hue.
The city of Boston held a KEEP Healthy screening at Boston City Hall, and the New England Revolution Home Opener welcomed the NKF mascot Sidney the Kidney on the field, accompanied by a living donor.
In Cincinnati, NKF and the…
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