RSN's Annual Essay Contest! Deadline August 1st!

THIS YEAR'S THEME: "How Have You Used Your Experiences to Give Hope to Others with Kidney Disease?"

First Prize: $500
Second Prize: $300
Third Prize: $100

Last Years Winning Essays Below!

1st Place - "Help! I'm a Blowfish" by Angelique Barber
2nd Place - "D.R.I.N.K." by Arthur DeBose
3rd Place  - "Choose Acceptance" by Riley Pummill
Honorable Mention - "Temporarily Speaking" by Sandra Kisselback
Honorable Mention - "A Positive Attitude" by Sarah Tompkins


“People who live successfully with a chronic illness like kidney disease know firsthand the importance of having an innovative perspective not only toward their illness, but also toward life in general. There is an abundance of talent within the renal patient community, and the RSN Essay Contest provides people who have CKD with a forum where they can share their experiences, strength, and hope, as well as inspire others."
                                  - Lori Hartwell, RSN President and Founder

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2015 Contest Rules

Commemorative Essay Book

Learn more about this collection of 10 years of winning essays! Published in 2013 and available for purchase. Click Here