The morning begins with a champagne reception followed by a program and runway fashion show produced by Jan Strimple Productions, which is always a fabulous event including fun surprises. Live and Silent Auctions. Award presentations. It is all topped off with a delicious luncheon. Scott Murray is emcee. Everson Walls Legacy Award Honoree: Crissy Perham. Sue Goodnight Service Award: Charlotte Kimberlin. Cindy Feld is honorary chair. Venise Stuart is luncheon chair. Nancy Greenbach is president, KidneyTexas, Inc. All of the funds raised stay in North Texas and benefit Camp Reynal-National Kidney Foundation, Children’s Medical Center Foundation, Methodist Health System Foundation and Texas Health Resources Foundation.
Mission Statement: The purpose of KidneyTexas, Inc. is to provide funding to improve the methods of treatment, the search for a cure and prevention of kidney disease and other kindred or contributory diseases; and to develop more adequate provision for the care of persons suffering from such diseases.
Statistics: Debilitating kidney diseases impact approximately 20 million people in the United States today. Groups at high risk include African Americans, Hispanics, senior citizens and people with diabetes. In Texas, there are over 30,000 people on dialysis and 4,000 on a transplant list. The number of patients on dialysis is anticipated to double this decade.
History: Since 1999, the dedicated volunteers of KidneyTexas, Inc. have worked in tandem with our generous underwriters to raise over $4.6 million for local efforts to improve the ability to diagnose and manage kidney disease.
Each fall KidneyTexas, Inc. hosts its Luncheon & Fashion Show in an effort to raise money for designated beneficiaries and awareness for a disease that affects millions of people each year. The success of this event depends heavily upon the contributions and dedication of our Dallas business and community leaders. Your support is crucial to the success of our mission.