Support Our Renal Appeal - Failure Is Not An Option

Each year, hundreds of children from across Scotland are treated on our Renal Ward for kidney failure - a life long, life limiting condition which cannot be cured.

These children face years of medication and dialysis, and an endless wait until a kidney match becomes available for transplant.

Not only does kidney failure rob our brave young patients of their health, it robs them of their childhood as they spend many days in hospital each week away from their home, family and school friends.

With your support, we hope to raise £500,000 to enhance care and services on the unit, to ensure that these resilient children from across the country receive care on the Renal Ward that is second-to-none.

Kirsten Sinclair, Chief Operating Officer at Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity, said: “Our renal appeal looks to build on and enhance services for children battling kidney failure in Scotland. It is vitally important that we reach our target and find ways to fund the best possible care, support and services for young patients and their families at Scotland’s largest children’s hospital. Their kidneys have failed, but we won’t fail them. For us, failure is not an option.”

Karen McFarlane from Kidney Kids Scotland said: “Kidney Kids Scotland are delighted to be working in partnership with Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity. The renal ward in Glasgow Children’s Hospital is used by our most chronically ill patients who come from all over Scotland. It is essential that the ward environment and facilities are the best they can be as these children and their families spend so much time within the ward receiving lifesaving treatment. Failure for these children is not an option, they choose to live life to the best of their ability. This partnership will help them achieve this.”

Their kidneys may have failed, but let’s not fail them. For us, failure is not an option.

Renal Appeal - Failure Is Not An Option


How You Can Help

- Donate online > 

- Take part in one of our events > 

- Hold your own fundraiser > 


To find out more about ways to support our Renal Appeal, get in touch with our Fundraising Team:
0141 212 8750



0141 212 8750

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