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Northwest Kidney Kids
Phone: 503-893-5671
PO Box 230075
Portland, OR 97281
Northwest Kidney Kids
Empowering Kidney Kids for Lifelong Success
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Upcoming Events for Northwest Kidney Kids!

2020 Winter Youth Camp Registration open now! Westwind in Otis, OR

2020 NW KIdney Kids Summer Youth Camp Registration will open in Spring. Aldersgate Camps and Retreat in Turner, OR

2020 NW Kidney Kids Family Camp Weekend Registration will open in Spring

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Meet Ronan
At just 35 weeks, Ronan was born with CKD. He spent six weeks in the NICU and went under eleven surgeries. He began peritoneal dialysis at just five days old. Ronan had to have his peritoneal dialysis catheter removed on his first birthday due to a severe infection on the catheter. His little kidney was strong enough to keep him off dialysis. In December of 2018 he had to go back on dialysis at just four and a half years old. In October 2019 Ronan finally got his call for a new kidney! He is recovering well.

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