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8th Annual National Kidney Foundation Walk Set for October 4th at Philadelphia Zoo
Date:9/23/2009

'A short walk can help someone take a lifesaving step'

Philadelphia, PA (Vocus) September 23, 2009 --

WHO:    Family, friends, and colleagues join together to participate in the eighth annual National Kidney Foundation Philadelphia Walk to help raise funds to support those who already have chronic kidney disease and the millions more at risk.

The Kidney Walk is sponsored by BPG Properties and Madison Apartment Group, who have been fundraising throughout the year with the help of residents from their 25 apartment communities throughout the region. The company has been hosting several events at each of the communities such as ice cream socials, concerts, catered picnics, and other fun community events to bring together the residents of the community to help raise money for the cause. This is the second year the Philadelphia based company has been involved in fundraising for the foundation, and is on pace to double their efforts from least years campaign to raise a total of $40,000.

INTERVIEW OPPORRUNITY: Jason Kilderry and Nick DeSantis will be walking to commemorate their friendship and also their bond through kidney donation. In 2008, Nick donated his kidney to Jason after finding out that he was a match. The two Rowan alum's were active with Rowan's cross country team and have competed in many marathons, races and triathlons. Nick took first place in the Ocean Drive Marathon just two weeks before his kidney donation surgery. He was up and running again a mere seven weeks later.

WHAT:    The National Kidney Foundation's Kidney Walk is a non-competitive fundraising walk focusing on edu
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