The Bower Foundation has announced the renewal of a three-year grant to the Mississippi Kidney Foundation. This will mark 18 consecutive years of grant support from the Bower Foundation.
Alliant HealthCare Research
The Board of Directors of HealthCare Research has given the MKF a grant to assist with funding for the FREE screenings throughout the state.
Many thanks to Walmart and its State Giving Program. With our $30,000 grant, we can now provide more screenings for kidney disease than ever before!
UMMC Transplant Support Group
Held the second Thursday of each month at the UMC Pavillon at 6:00pm. For more information, please contact Terri Traylor at 601.815.6692.
MKF Support Group
The Ada Hubbard Memorial Support Group will be held on Sunday, November 13, at 3 pm, at Fondren Presbyterian Church, located at 3220 Old Canton Road. All dialysis patients and their family members are encouraged to attend for information, tips and how-tos, with emphasis on the topic, “How to Eat During the Holidays.” There will be a cooking demonstration by a renal dietitian, as well as door prizes. For more information, contact Bonnie Coleman at 601.966.3177.
2018 $10,000 Uptown Drawdown
Saturday, March 3, 2018 – 7:00 pm
Country Club of Jackson
$350 Patron Level – includes admission for two and two chances to win $10,000,
as well as an invitation to the Sponsor/Patron Party
$175 Ticket – includes admission for two and one chance at winning the $10,000
Silent Auction and Art Extravaganza – Cocktail Buffet
Music by “The Bluz Boys Band”
Wilson Stribling and Kent Wilkinson – Masters of Ceremony
Sam E. & Burnice C. Wittel Foundation, Gertrude C. Ford Foundation, U-Save Auto & Truck Rental/LeFleur Transportation, Trustmark Bank, Selby & Richard McRae Foundation, Origin Bank, Barbara & Frank Quiriconi, University of MS Medical Center, Cheryl & Cal Wells, Drs. Lana Jackson & James Wynn, First Commercial Bank, Sharon & Johnny Maloney, Prominent Technologies, Metropolitan Bank, Fowler Family Foundation, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mississippi, DaVita, Fresenius Kidney Care, Baptist Health Systems, BKD, Central Nephrology Clinic, Irby Electrical Distributor, BancorpSouth, Regions Bank, St. Dominic Health Services, Richard Schwartz and Associates, Ergon, BankPlus, BankFirst, F&M Specialty Pharmacy (A ReCept Healthcare Company), Phelps Dunbar, Raymond James and Michael Walker
Natalie & Tommy Abernethy, Vickie Lynn & Lamar Adams, Jessica & Mohit Ahuja MD, Jane & Brent Alexander, Theresa & Chris Anderson MD, Ashley & Gabe Baldwin, Jimmy Blackwood, Carolyn Bost, John D. Bower MD, Becky & Alvin Brent MD, Linda & Billy Brunt, Cassie & David Carroll MD, Adrienne & Keith Carter MD, Bonnie & Vincent Coleman, Becky & Gary Conley, Myra & Bill Cook, Coxwell & Associates, Betsy & Wade Creekmore, Meredith & Jimmy Creekmore, Stacie & Bill Crim, Patti & Barney Daly, Monica & Jim Day, Ginny DeHart, Delta Hills Nephrology, Albert Dreisbach MD, Eileen & Dave Duddleston MD, Mallie & Mark Earl MD, Suzy & Todd Everett, Kim & Lee Ferguson MD, Tina & Tommy Ferguson, Melzana & Jerry Fuller, Kelley & Brad Gatlin, Kathy & Nelson Gibson, Dr. & Mrs. Otis Gowdy Jr., Robin & George Gunn, Drs. Amanda & Daniel Habeeb, Adrianne Gear Hall, Monica & Ray Harrigill, Donna & Jill Hill, Shannon Holy, Jane & Paul Howell, Adrienne & John Howie, Natalie & Jeremy Hutto, Drs. Lana Jackson & James Wynn, Barbara & LC James, Jennifer & Peder Johnson, Renee & Jimmy Jones MD, Valentina & Luis Juncos MD, Angie & Mark Klein MD, Tricia Lamar, Leila & Sam Lane, Lefoldt & Company, Linda Allen & Phillip Ley MD, Betty & Con Maloney, Rhoda & Eddie Maloney, Sharon & Johnny Maloney, Axelinta & Murphy Martin MD, Mr. & Mrs. Bradley McCaa, Bill McCarty III, Charlotte & Richard McNeel, Paul McNeill, Tracie & Jeff McPherson, Debbie & Doug Minor, Jan & Armin Moeller, Dick Molpus Foundation, Pat & Jody Monsour, Lesley & Rush Mosby, Frances Jean & Walter Neely, Lori & Chris Newcomb, Marie & Jim Nickles, Charlotte & Harry Noble, Amanda & Scott Overby, Cynthia & Hugh Parker, Lee & Charles Parrott, Lauren & Wilson Parry MD, Drs. Ami & Rajesh Patel, Mae & George Patton MD, Charles Peoples, Drs. Cathie & Mark Phillippi, Manuella & Emile’ Picarella MD, Carol & Steve Pittman, Becky & Don Potts, Carolyn Price, Dr. & Mrs. Daniel Quon, Kelly Jo & Sam Riden, Stephanie & Brian Rippee, Mr. & Mrs. E. B. Robinson, Sherry & Richard Rula, Cookie & Marcelo Ruvinsky, MD, Drs. Jasmine & Naveen Sandhu, Drs. Shirley Schlessinger & Louis Puneky, Ashley & Jon Seawright, Peggy & Kevin Stump, Bean & Floyd Sulser, Gail & John Sweat, Cindy & Paul Tauchar, Sandy & Mac Temple MD, Stephanie & Derrick Tesseneer MD, Leigh & Danny Thomas, India & Alan Torrey MD, Jan & Andrew Townes, Belmont & Frank Trapp, Sidnette & Trey Turnage, Jim Walden, Laura & Chris Walters, Mary Evelyn & Roy Ward, Kathy & Andy Waring, Cheryl & Cal Wells, Suzanne & Kent Wilkinson, Trish & Kenny Windham, Suzanne & Robert Wise, Catherine & Tom Wiygul and Karen & Max Yates
2017 Contributing Artists:
Tori Applewhite, Vicki Armstrong, Sarah Ayers, Carole Bailey, Catherine Becker, Brenda Benson, Bewey Bowden, Tammy Oliver Cook, Staci Crawford, Casey Creasey, Monica Day, Beth Green Dean, Jennifer Wilkinson Ellis, Haley Farris, Elizabeth Fowler, Teena Grantham, Suzanne Guild, Dyann Gunter, Roxanne Hilsman, Lyn Isonhood, Mike Koskie, Bryor Buford Lampton, Wanda Lowery, Paul Matlock, Lucy Mazzaferro, Gayles Reaves, Ton Rietvelt, Ann Seale, Cade Slaughter, Carol Sneed, Yvette Sturgis, Dawn Thomas, Bob Tompkins, Eliza Ueltschey, Nancy Wahl, Kay Watts, Chris Weill, Bill Woodell and Kimberly Zukley
Annual Patient and Family Picnic
“We are FAM-I-LY!”
MAKE PLANS TO ATTEND THE 2017 PATIENT PICNIC ON SATURDAY, JUNE 3RD.
175 patients, with family members in tow, brought the total to almost 500 who attended the 2016 Patient & Family Picnic on Saturday, June 11, at the Mississippi Agriculture & Forestry Museum in Jackson. This is a fun time for patients and their families to take a break from dialysis schedules and come together for food, fun and fellowship.
Food provided by Catering by George’s.
Music by Rocco of Sound Design
Balloon animals by Robert the Magician
Bottom-less ice cream by Schwan’s