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The National Kidney Foundation of the National Capital Area's 28th Annual Kidney Ball Featuring Entertainment by The Doobie Brothers

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

Washington, DC

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,

SOURCE National Kidney Foundation of the National Capital Area
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