The Tiniest Kidney Patient: Olivia’s Story

“A routine ultrasound showed that the baby’s kidneys were enlarged and cysts were developing on them, indicating that the baby may be born with autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD),” says Nicole. Read more

Making His Way in the World: A MacKid’s Recovery

Peter’s entry into the world was not an easy one. When his parents Edward and Emily first laid eyes on their newborn son in the delivery room last January, they were shocked to learn that he wasn’t breathing. Read more

How a Thanksgiving Celebration Led to Total Kidney Failure in Four Days

It all started when Tim and Charlotte Blevins took their daughters to a pig roast for Thanksgiving in 2011. Little did they know that their nine-year-old daughter, Kayla, would soon be fighting for her life. Read more


Caring for Little Kidneys Campaign

Our daughter Kayla’s life was saved by the teams at McMaster Children’s Hospital.  Out of gratitude, we wanted to find a way to give back – the Caring for Little Kidneys Campaign is our way of doing that and we encourage your support.

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