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Join us in Calgary for Stroll for Liver!
Saturday, June 15, 2019
Help us change the future for Canadians with liver disease! Join us at Rosemont Community Hall, Calgary for the 2019 Stroll for Liver! Enjoy a day full of activities for the entire family, as well as snacks and refreshments. There will also be prizes for the top fundraisers.
Our new Stroll location will take participants past our offices and through our neighbourhood of supportive businesses, truly connecting everyone who is joining in the fight against liver disease.
1 in 4 Canadians may be affected by liver disease. Taya is one of them.
Taya was diagnosed as a newborn with biliary atresia. At just 11 weeks-old, Taya underwent a five-hour procedure required to prevent further damage and save her liver. The surgery was a success, but one thing was certain; Taya would need a liver transplant in her future.
Despite some ups and downs with liver infections, Taya seemed to endure the first decade of her life quite well. However, due to her aggressive liver disease, Taya was put on the liver transplant list in August of 2017. Taya successfully received a portion of her mom’s liver on December 12th, 2017.
Taya has gone from being a baby with liver disease, to a young recipient of a liver transplant. Through it all, she has been an inspiration. She has remained strong and positive, with hopes and dreams for a bigger, brighter future. Her ultimate goal: living in a world where no child will suffer each day with liver disease.
We invite you to join Taya and her family in their efforts to change the future by signing up or pledging for a Stroll for Liver
Register Now! Click here
Exciting news for our Alberta Strolls in 2019!
Thanks to the generous support of Shaw Birdies for Kids presented by AltaLink (BFK), all funds raised for our Alberta Strolls will be matched up to 50%, making your contributions go even further!
BFK is a non-profit program run under the Calgary Shaw Charity Classic Foundation.
Tells us Why You Walk/Stroll/Run.
When you join any of our STROLL for LIVER events this summer, we will be supporting YOUR reason to walk/run/stroll. Submit a photo* before the event so that together, we may remember those we have lost, celebrate those who have survived, and connect with those who have stepped along the same path as us.
*Please note: Submitted photos may be displayed on the day of the event. The CLF may also contact you ahead of time and invite you to share your story.
Rosemont Community Hall (2807, 10th Street N.W.)
Event: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Already registered? Print a pledge form and don’t forget to bring it with you everywhere you go. Can’t make the stroll? You can still support the event by making a donation from your desktop or mobile device.
For more information please contact Debralee Fernets at (403) 276-3390 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Canadian Liver Foundation acknowledges the following organizations for their support of the CLF’s mission of « bringing liver research to life » to benefit the liver health of all Canadians through research, education, patient support and advocacy.