Summer events – your chance to get involved

The KPA have charity bond places in two prestigious events this summer, the Vitality British 10K London Run on 12th July and the Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 on 2nd August. If you, or someone you know, is a keen runner or an enthusiastic cyclist why not apply for one of our charity places and raise funds for the KPA via sponsorship? Contact us to find out…

Ridelondon Chris Crossing the line

We’re off to the races!

The GSTTKPA are delighted to announce the launch of our first horse racing syndicate. The two racehorses are stabled with Grand National winning trainer Kim Bailey at his state of the art training yard near Cheltenham. One is lovely mature looking three year old, called King Simba. The second horse is a mare called Allez Encore (pictured);  a five year old who has run four…

Allez Encore

The Annual General Meeting of YOUR KPA:

The Annual General Meeting of the KPA took place on Saturday 8th November 2014 and was well attended by kidney patients and carers. Sonia Moorhouse, KPA Chair, gave a report on the KPA’s activities throughout the year. Janice Stephens, Treasurer, presented the annual accounts and finance report. The Chair, Vice Chair and committee were all re-elected. The keynote speaker, Jonathan Hope MBE (pictured)  talked about his experience of…

AGM JH

Success for the children at The British Transplant Games

Thanks to generous funding from the KPA, twenty young kidney patients from Guy’s and St Thomas’ Evelina London Children’s Hospital attended the British Transplant Games held in Bolton last month. They successfully competed in sports including running, swimming, squash, and archery and came home with 28 medals.  Transplant nurse, Grainne Walsh, play specialist Cathy Gill and dispensary manager Pat Hayes, accompanied the group – known…

TP Games 2014 (1)