Navigation Links
Kidney Cars Celebrates Earth Day
Date:4/21/2009

Environmentally-Friendly Car Donation Program Extends Life of Used Vehicles

NEW YORK, April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Those who can't march on Washington, pick up a shovel or save the whales this year on Earth Day can still do their bit for the environment by donating a used vehicle. Breathing new life into your old car is a keystroke or phone call away when you give it up to a charity such as the National Kidney Foundation, which runs the Kidney Cars Program.

Over the course of one year, Kidney Cars recycles 15,000 cars, a total of 60,000 tires and a staggering 30,000,000 pounds of steel. This Earth Day, the National Kidney Foundation wants used cars to become statistics and join the thousands who have gone green for the cause. Sputtering vehicles may revive the health of thousands suffering from kidney disease while helping save the planet at the same time. Donated vehicles are either sold at auction or parted out and salvaged. The iron and steel are then recycled to make new automobiles.

Over the last 25 years, more than 650,000 used vehicles have pumped a total of $150 million into life-saving programs, including free kidney screenings for those at risk, research, public and professional education and camps for children on dialysis.

The National Kidney Foundation is the nation's leading voluntary health agency dedicated to preventing kidney and urinary tract diseases, improving the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by these diseases, and increasing the availability of all organs for transplantation. For more information or to donate a vehicle visit www.kidneycars.org or call 1-800-488-CARS (2277).


'/>"/>
SOURCE National Kidney Foundation
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. NCCN Updates Kidney Cancer Guidelines to Incorporate FDA Approval of Everolimus
2. Improved Care for Kidney Patients Reduces Medicare Costs and Saves Taxpayers Money
3. DaVita Dietitian Receives 2009 National Kidney Foundation Award for Outstanding Contributions to Renal Health
4. Kidneys From Donors Older Than 70 Still Viable
5. Kidney Ailments May Rise Along With Blood Pressure
6. Networking May Aid Blacks Who Need Kidney Transplant
7. Guidelines Suggested for Heart-Kidney Transplants
8. EAU launches new clinical guidelines for 2009 -- kidney cancer
9. The National Kidney Foundation of Florida Commends Senator Thad Altman, Representative Ritch Workman for Co-Sponsoring Common Sense Legislation Widely Hailed as Good for Patients, Good for Taxpayers, Good for Florida
10. Freezing Kidney Cancers Shows Promise
11. Satellite Healthcare Celebrates World Kidney Day and National Kidney Month
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/6/2016)... UK (PRWEB) , ... May 06, 2016 , ... ... success in changing the way the pharmaceutical industry conducts clinical trials. This month Ibs ... most influential people in pharma, and he was honored as a Tech Disruptor by ...
(Date:5/6/2016)... ... May 06, 2016 , ... US Sports Camps has ... camp held at Oregon State University this summer. Employing world-class rugby figures, including former ... all skill levels with training on key fundamentals, match play, fitness and more. , ...
(Date:5/6/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... May 06, 2016 , ... ... feature AsedaSciences® in an upcoming episode, airing third quarter 2016, via Discovery Channel. ... vision of becoming a leader in optimized drug discovery through innovative cellular analysis. ...
(Date:5/6/2016)... ... May 06, 2016 , ... Online HR/benefits platforms offer a range of ... for traditional brokers and health plans. “ The Rapid Emergence of Online Benefits Firms: ... Information Services, Inc. (AIS), will offer an accurate picture of online benefits today, and ...
(Date:5/6/2016)... ... ... Canadian author Mark Black is a speaker, author, and life strategy coach who ... … with the help of his publisher Strategic Book Group and its subsidiary Publish ... bed waiting for a miracle: He needed a heart and double-lung transplant. From this came ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/4/2016)... 2016 Valeritas Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: ... public offering (APO). This was accomplished via a reverse ... and a private placement of approximately 5 million shares ... Under the terms of the reverse merger, ... Inc. will trade on the OTC Markets under the ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... Research and Markets has ... Keratosis Market and Competitive Landscape Highlights - ...      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160330/349511LOGO ) , ... Highlights 2016, provides comprehensive insights into Actinic ... Keratosis market valuations and forecast, Actinic Keratosis ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... Research and Markets has announced ... Therapy Market Outlook 2020" report to their offering. ... ,Recombinant technology has improved significantly in past years due ... in coming years. Many cancer drugs have been developed ... are also expected to be developed with its help. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: