The Big Ask The Big Give Sponsored by University of Maryland Transplant Center


The National Kidney Foundation Serving Maryland and Delaware announces new component of Annual Partnership with University of Maryland Medical Center – The Big Ask The Big Give Workshop for individuals needing a kidney transplant.
Join US on Sunday, September 16, 2018!

The Big Ask: The Big Give workshop in Baltimore will kick into overdrive on Sunday, September 16, 2018 with workshops on living kidney donation. The workshops are designed to help waitlisted kidney patients find a living donor by offering proven strategies to increase comfort in approaching others about donation.

Created for kidney patients, family members, friends, and potential living donors, the workshop is held in partnership with our local transplant center hospitals as well as our local organ procurement organization. Check out the link below to register for Greater Baltimore’s 2018 The Big Ask: The Big Give workshop!

Whether you need a kidney transplant or you are thinking of donating yours to someone in need, consider participating in The Big Ask: The Big Give workshops. It could begin a life-saving conversation. For more information, please contact Pattie Dash, Executive Director, at the National Kidney Foundation office Serving Maryland and Delaware at 410.494.8545.

Do you need a kidney transplant? Or do you have a family member or friend who needs a kidney? This workshop is for you! While it can be overwhelming to ask someone to consider donation, we can help. In this interactive workshop, you’ll learn the best, most effective strategies and tips for finding a living donor.

This free 4-hour workshop will teach kidney patients, families, and friends how to:

  • Find a living kidney donor
  • Educate family and friends about living donor kidney transplant
  • Tell your story through social media outlets and other channels

Click the MORE INFO button for the downloadable flier!     

Sunday, September 16, 2018
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Registration and lunch begins at 11:30am
Location: University of Maryland
Southern Management Campus Center
621 West Lombard Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Parking is included upon registration if needed.

For information about this event contact Jessica Quintilian, Associate Executive Director Email: Jessica.quinitilian@kidney.org or Telephone: 410.494.8545.