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If you want to be in the know about what’s going on at KHAKY and in the kidney world, you’ve come to the right place. Be sure to check back regularly to get our latest news updates.
There’s more to Global Hug Your Kids Day than just giving your kiddos a hug or two. If you want to celebrate today, here are some fun ideas to get you started.
Sign up today for our Kidney Smart Shopping on a Budget at Whole Foods Market at the Summit in Lexington. Registered Dietitians will guide you through the aisles and teach you how to shop for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) or on Dialysis. The one hour tour will be presented at two times, 5:30 and 6:45, on Tuesday, July 24. For more information contact KHAKY, 859-277-8259.
Setting goals is simple. We’ve all heard different phrases, acronyms and ways to properly set a goal for life. However, accomplishing goals can be a whole different task.
Do you want to make a difference and give back to your community this holiday week? Check out our list of volunteering ideas for you to try on the Fourth of July.
Fortunately, there are a few ways and practices to grow in your communication skills. Here are healthy habits you can try to become a strong communicator.
Congrats to our Central KY Country Fair Team!
Special THANKS to all the great volunteers, sponsors and participants in our first Central KY KHAKY Country Fair and Fun Walk! Led by Erica Porter, this team of volunteers worked tirelessly to put this event together. Thanks to the Taylor County Cattlemen's Assoc for the fresh hot hamburgers and hotdogs; Kidwise Amusements for the inflatable slide and snow cones; Forcht Bank for the free ice cream; and all of our sponsors! It was a beautiful day and a fun-filled event. We hope to build on that great start to make it even better next year!
KHAKY Country Fair and Fun Walk - Danville, KY
Join us for a summer Country Fair, 5k and 2k fun walk to raise awareness of kidney disease here in Kentucky. The fun starts, Sunday afternoon, Sept 30, at 1:30PM at Millennium Park in Danville. There will be a games, prizes, food, inflatables, petting zoo, health screenings and more. Bring a blanket or chairs and the whole family for a great time. If you are a dialysis patient, living kidney donor or kidney transplant recipient check in when you arrive and receive a special gift.
If you’re considering volunteering with a cause you care about in the community, consider the benefits you can receive. Here are the top eight benefits of volunteering.
United Way of So. Cent. KY Annual Golf Scramble
The United Way of South Central KY will host is 33rd annual Golf Scramble, Wednesday, August 8, at Eagle's Nest Country Club, Somerset, KY. UWSCKY is a supporter of KHAKY and we are proud to participate with them in this event. The entry fee is only $75/player ($300/team) and includes green fees, carts, prizes, mulligans and skirts!! Lunch is provided by Hardee's South and Red Burrito. This is a fun event and we invite all of our KHAKY golfing friends to join us at Eagles Nest.
Caring for animals is an important part of living an altruistic lifestyle. Today we explore how you can live more altruistically with the animals in your day-to-day life.
If you try to live altruistically, then combating your own loneliness can play a vital role in how you serve others. Here’s how to overcome loneliness in everyday life.
How can you continue to honor and respect the service men and women dedicated to protecting this nation? Here are six ways to show your support this Memorial Day.
Mentoring a child helps them to see unlimited possibilities for the future, learn something new and most importantly, realize that somebody cares about them.
While it might seem simple to say talents can help others, actually identifying your talents and putting them to good use can be a little bit more difficult.
If you strive to live an altruistic lifestyle, there are plenty of gifts you can give your loved one on Mother’s Day that also give back to others in the community.
We compiled a list of six of the greatest books to read about giving back. These books inspire the altruistic lifestyle and show anyone can make an impact on the world.
Earth Day 2018 is the perfect opportunity to get involved with your community and take care of our Earth. Let’s talk about some ways to go green for Earth Day 2018.
If you want to live a more altruistic life, but aren’t sure where to start, then you’ve come to the right place. Here’s how to find a cause you care about.
KHAKY Country Fair 5k and Fun Run/Walk - SOUTHEAST KY was a great success!
Sunday, April 29, 2-5pm, Rotary Park, Corbin, KY turned out to be a perfect spring Sunday afternoon to raise awareness of kidney disease and raise money to support KHAKY's programs and services. The activities included a timed 5k, 2k fun walk, petting zoo, games for all ages, food, prizes, some line dancing and even pony rides. Very special thanks to our sponsors, DCI, Inc., Everybody Rolls, and American Renal Care as well as our many t-shirt sponsors. Also, thanks to Camille Robidoux our volunteer event coordinator who headed up the planning and implementation of the entire day. She was an inspiration to watch in action.
(HealthDay News) -- Culturally sensitive education and stakeholder engagement are critical to increase participation in community screening for chronic kidney disease (CKD) among African-Americans, according to a study published online in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.
National Donate Life Month (NDLM) was instituted by Donate Life America and its partnering organizations in 2003. Celebrated in April each year, NDLM features an entire month of local, regional and national activities to help encourage Americans to register as organ, eye and tissue donors and to celebrate those that have saved lives through the gift of donation.
National Donate Life Month Blue & Green Day 2018 is Friday, April 13th!
Valentine’s Day can be more than just romantic love, but true, kind, caring love for your neighbors and those in need. How can you lead a more altruistic life this week?
Black History Month is a time to remember, celebrate and commemorate the achievements and contributions by African-American men and women throughout U.S. history.
It’s true: with a lack of Vitamin D and little time spent outdoors, the winter months can literally make you sad.
Luckily, maintaining a habit is doable when set up for success. If you want to be start (and keep) a healthy new habit this year, check out these useful tips.
If you want to live a more altruistic life, how can you commemorate Dr. King and continue his legacy? Here are ideas to get started this Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
With 2018 underway, how can you celebrate National Blood Donor Month? Check out a few ideas for how you can roll up a sleeve and give through January and the year.
New year’s resolutions are a great way to focus your year on things other than yourself—to focus on living a more altruistic lifestyle and giving back to others.
If you and your family wants to focus on giving back to others this Christmas, here are some ideas for how to start a more altruistic Christmas tradition.
We’ve compiled a list just for you on last minute gift ideas that give back. Try some of these out to celebrate the holidays more altruistically this year.
Do you want more opportunities to give to your community? We’ve compiled a list of holiday fundraiser ideas to get involved in yourself or along with other altruistic causes.
As we dive into the season of giving this month, let’s explore how the very action of giving can lead to a more altruistic life, improve our mood and even makes us happy.
With Thanksgiving behind us and the winter holidays coming up, how can you make others feel warm during the cold season? We have some ideas to get you started.
Gratitude is about more than taking a second to say “Thanks.” Gratitude shows true appreciation. This Thanksgiving, we have some ideas for how you can give gratitude.
How can you spread the cheer by giving back? We have five altruistic ideas for the holiday season that just might do the trick.
This month looks at the world through the eyes of a child, so today we look at how you can recognize National Child Safety and Protection Month, and keep the children in your life safe.
Tutors help students young and old to better their education, improve their skills and gain more success in a field of their choice. Why should you consider becoming a tutor?
When a friend or family member gets sick, it’s difficult to see them lay in bed stifling their sniffles and running a fever. What can you do to make them feel better?
Halloween can be even more meaningful this year by promoting an altruistic lifestyle and giving back to your community. Check out these 13 spooky Halloween fundraising ideas.
Focusing on positive thoughts can actually impact your overall health. How, you ask? Today we dive in and see how positive thoughts can make you healthier.
October happens to be Adopt a Shelter Dog Month. So, how can you celebrate this month and support another incredible cause? We have some cool canine concepts.
It can be difficult to decide how to give, what you can give or even where to give to. Today let's take a closer look at how to donate with a purpose to disaster relief.
Art galleries are a beneficial component of any neighborhood. Check out some of the ways art galleries are important and why you should visit them this fall.
Turns out, regular writing and keeping a journal actually has a lot of surprising mental and emotional health benefits. Today, we’re going to check them out.
What does Labor Day actually mean, and how can you use an altruistic lifestyle to get involved? Today, let's talk about the history of Labor Day and some ideas for you to join in.
Being kind to a stranger may seem simple, but it often requires a conscious effort to do. How can you show kindness to strangers in your life? We have 10 ideas to start.
How can you celebrate National Senior Citizens Day? We’re glad you asked. We have some ideas on how to honor senior citizens today, this week and for more times to come.