The Kidney Foundation of Ohio celebrated “Christmas in July” at the Music Box Supper Club, with many of the 130 guests donning holiday attire for the party.
A holiday giving tree allowed attendees to make a monetary donation that will be used to purchase an item to be donated to a dialysis patient during the holiday season. In addition to a buffet dinner, guests enjoyed a silent auction and raffles, and musical entertainment by The Pop Tarts. “Christmas in July” raised $30,000 to benefit patients with kidney disease.
The Kidney Foundation of Ohio provides a broad program of direct assistance to individuals with kidney disease, as well as providing educational programming for the general public, renal professionals, patients and their families. The organization serves a 32-county area in northern and eastern Ohio and supports two affiliate chapters in Lake and Summit counties. STORY BY CYNTHIA SCHUSTER EAKIN/PHOTOGRAPHS BY ERIC EAKIN