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Challenging limits, changing Lives The Kidney Foundation of Canada’s Manitoba Branch launched its Challenging Limits / Changing Lives Campaign on Nov. 14. The campaign aims to raise $1 million in Manitoba to help people affected by kidney disease through research, prevention, patient services and public awareness of kidney health.

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Challenging limits, changing Lives

The Kidney Foundation of Canada’s Manitoba Branch launched its Challenging Limits / Changing Lives Campaign on Nov. 14. The campaign aims to raise $1 million in Manitoba to help people affected by kidney disease through research, prevention, patient services and public awareness of kidney health.

Local business owners Conrad and Yvonne Desender (InterGraphics Decal), stepped up to generously match $150,000 in donations to the campaign. For more information, visit kidney.ca/mb.

Westland-Carbone scholarship

The Westland Foundation and Carbone Coal Fired Pizza hosted the first Westland-Carbone Partnership scholarship awarding event on Nov. 6 at Carbone’s restaurant in St. Vital. Created in 1993, the Westland Foundation is a volunteer-based non-profit organization dedicated to empowering inner-Winnipeg youth through post-secondary education.

The Westland-Carbone Partnership is a three-year collaboration to provide a scholarship for first- and second-year Westland Scholars in the Red River College Culinary Arts program, with the aim of increasing enrolment in the program. Starting this academic year, Carbone will award a $1,000 scholarship to three students per academic year. For more information, visit westlandfoundation.ca.

L-R: Val Dunphy (executive director, Kidney Foundation of Canada, Manitoba Branch) and Yvonne and Conrad Desender take part in the launch of the Challenging Limits/Changing Lives Campaign in support of the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Manitoba Branch, on Nov. 14, 2019 at the home of Giselle and Jean-Marc Roy. (Submitted)
L-R: Giselle Roy with her husband Jean-Marc Roy, on home hemo-dialysis, take part in the launch of the Challenging Limits/Changing Lives Campaign in support of the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Manitoba Branch, on Nov. 14, 2019. (Submitted)
Elena Grinshteyn (Red River College's Development Officer, Student Awards and Special Initiatives), Lisa McBride (Carbone), Westland alumni members Duyen Chau and Missie Gatoro, Carmela Mayoralgo (the first Westland-Carbone Scholar), Kimberly Solis (Westland alumni member), Marilyn Camaclang (Westland communications and development co-ordinator), Jocelyn Dacanay, Inna Borysevych (Westland volunteer), Matthew Meunier (Carbone) and Benjamin Nasberg (Carbone president and CEO) at the Westland-Carbone Scholarship awarding event on Nov. 6, 2019 at Carbone Coal Fired Pizza in St. Vital. (Submitted, Inna Borysevych / Westland Foundation)
L-R: Benjamin Nasberg (Carbone president and CEO), Marilyn Camaclang (Westland communications and development co-ordinator), John Prystanski (Westland Foundation's founder and president), Duyen Chau (Westland alumni member) and Missie Gatoro (Westland alumni member) at the Westland-Carbone Scholarship awarding event on Nov. 6, 2019 at Carbone Coal Fired Pizza in St. Vital. (Submitted, Inna Borysevych / Westland Foundation)
L-R: Kimberly Solis (Westland alumni member), Marilyn Camaclang (Westland communications and development co-ordinator) and Mandeep Kaur (Westland Foundation Intern) at the Westland-Carbone Scholarship awarding event on Nov. 6, 2019 at Carbone Coal Fired Pizza in St. Vital. (Submitted, Inna Borysevych / Westland Foundation)
L-R: Andrei Mayoralgo, Toni Mayoralgo, Ana Mayoralgo, Carmela Mayoralgo (the first Westland-Carbone Scholar) with Benjamin Nasberg (Carbone president and CEO), and John Prystanski (Westland Foundation's founder and president) at the Westland-Carbone Scholarship awarding event on Nov. 6, 2019 at Carbone Coal Fired Pizza in St. Vital. (Submitted, Inna Borysevych / Westland Foundation)
Carmela Mayoralgo, a second-year Culinary Arts student at Red River College and the first-ever Westland-Carbone Scholar, at the Westland-Carbone Scholarship awarding event on Nov. 6, 2019 at Carbone Coal Fired Pizza in St. Vital. (Submitted, Inna Borysevych / Westland Foundation)
L-R: Missie Gatoro (Westland alumni member), Carmela Mayoralgo (the first Westland-Carbone Scholar), Benjamin Nasberg (Carbone president and CEO), Westland alumni member Kimberly Solis (Westland alumni member) and John Prystanski (Westland Foundation's founder and president) at the Westland-Carbone Scholarship awarding event on Nov. 6, 2019 at Carbone Coal Fired Pizza in St. Vital. (Submitted, Inna Borysevych / Westland Foundation)
L-R: Jocelyn Dacanay (Carbone), Matthew Meunier (Carbone), Braydon Chudrick, Duyen Chau (Westland alumni member), Carmela Mayoralgo (the first Westland-Carbone Scholar), Marilyn Camaclang (Westland communications and development co-ordinator), Missie Gatoro (Westland alumni member), Zachary Lugsdin and Kimberly Solis (Westland alumni member) at the Westland-Carbone Scholarship awarding event on Nov. 6, 2019 at Carbone Coal Fired Pizza in St. Vital. (Submitted, Inna Borysevych / Westland Foundation)
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