Renal Support Network (RSN) is a nonprofit, patient-focused, patient-run organization that provides non-medical services to those affected by chronic kidney disease (CKD). Learn more about us and our Programs and Services.  Call our Hopeline (800) 579-1970 (toll-free) Monday through Friday from 10am to 6pm (PT) to talk to a Person who has lived kidney disease.

In Loving Memory

RSN lost a good friend Malia Langen. Malia was an amazing lady who reached out to RSN when she was graduating college. She wanted to help with the Prom for teenagers. She was transplanted as a teenager so instantly identified with the cause and became a good friend of RSN founder, Lori Hartwell. Malia, was RSN's first Chairman and was very dedicated to helping her peers. Her optimistic attitude and contagious laugh made her unforgettable. She also built a career at CBS Comedy Development and was loved by her co-workers and will be missed by many. A SPECIAL friend is hard to FIND, hard to LOSE and impossible to FORGET.

Laughing Your Way to Living Donation
Comic relief came in the form of a kidney from this comedian. When Alonzo Bodden learned his brother was in need of a kidney transplant, he didn’t think twice about donating one of his. He was a comedian donating a kidney; on the other side of the deal, he could tell you that several well-known comedians have received life-saving kidney transplants! It’s a good thing he didn’t give his brother the funny kidney, because Alonzo’s stand-up act is a must see. Listen to this great interview about his experience. Listen Now

16th Annual Renal Teen Prom!
"Sea of Dreams" is the theme for the 2015 Renal Teen Prom. It will be held on Sunday January 18th at the Glendale Hilton. The invitations are out in the mail. Be sure to contact us if you don't get yours soon. This event is open to all young people with CKD ages 14-24. Get the details here.

2014 Poker Tournament!
RSN's 5th Annual "Beat The Odds" Celebrity Charity Texas Hold-Em Poker Tournament on Saturday, November 8th was a success.

Thanks to everyone for attending, volunteers for working so hard and sponsor for helping make it happen. See event photos! Video coming soon.

RSN's Hope Shop!
Check out our line of products on CaféPress. We have 10 designs with hopeful messages and dozens of items to choose from. Hats, hoodies, t-shirts, mugs, car magnets, even doggie-wear.

Fall/Winter 2014 Newsletter
The latest Live&Give Newsletter, the "Nurture Well-Being Issue" is out. Arriving now at locations around the country. Make sure your dialysis and/or transplant clinic has theirs, share and read online, and print as many copies as you'd like for yourself and friends. Read Now

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