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Join a Support Group

Join a Support Group

Our support groups are at the core of our organization.  These groups are free, informal meetings that take place every month or every other month depending on the group. Generally, we try to hold meetings at restaurant spaces so that we can meet over lunch. Meetings are open to all those involved in the transplant process before and after surgery.


At meetings, we provide useful information and discuss topics relevant to our meeting attendees.  More importantly, our support groups offer a comfortable space to share your experiences with kidney disease, and hear from others about their experiences. Our support groups foster connections to people in your community going through the same issues and symptoms as you.

Currently all in-person meetings are cancelled. To register for our next online Zoom meeting, click here.

Support Groups, Dates and Locations

2023 Western PA Kidney Support Groups Meetings

Our typical meeting locations are listed below. These are subject to change due to closures and/or location-specific rules.

More information will be available when it is safe to resume in-person meetings.

*Remember we only provide non-medical support through our own experiences*

Pittsburgh East

Panera Bread-Penn Center East

400 Penn Center Blvd.

Wilkins Township, PA 15235

RSVP to contact:

Kathie Hunt

Donna Wolfson


King's Family Restaurant

Hempfield Pointe Plaza

6297 US-30

Greensburg, PA 15601

RSVP to contact:

Vicki Georges

Barb Tomko


Eat 'N Park Restaurant

100 Park Manor Drive

Pittsburgh, PA 15205

RSVP to contact:

Mike Currin


Meeting Location TBD

RSVP to contact:

Joe Mores

North Pittsburgh

Natrona Heights

Meeting Location TBD

RSVP to contact:

Eric Wolfe

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