Event Raises Over $1.2 Million Annually to Aid in the Fight Against Kidney Disease
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was issued today by the National Kidney Foundation of the National Capital Area:
WHO: More than 1,100 of the Washington area's business, government, health, and community leaders.
WHAT: The 2008 Kidney Ball will feature entertainment The Doobie Brothers. Guests will also enjoy cocktails, dinner, silent and live auctions, and dancing.
WHEN: Saturday, November 22, 2008
6:30 p.m. - Midnight
WHERE: The Hilton Washington
1919 Connecticut Avenue, NW
WHY: The Washington, DC area leads the nation in the prevalence of kidney disease, with more than 500,000 people affected, 5,800 on dialysis, and 1,700 waiting for a life-saving kidney transplant. The Kidney Ball is the National Kidney Foundation's largest one-day fundraiser, raising funds to support medical research, patient and community services, professional education, and organ donation awareness in the DC region.
TICKETS: Individual tickets for the Kidney Ball are $300 per person and $600 per couple. A variety of sponsorship opportunities are also available. For additional information please visit our website, http://www.kidneywdc.org.
|SOURCE National Kidney Foundation of the National Capital Area|
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