RSN's Renal Teen Prom!

Video highlights of the 25th Renal Teen Prom!

The guests who graced our 25th prom anniversary celebration left us completely inspired. We were honored to invite all past attendees as ambassadors, as they share a unique bond of growing up with the challenges that kidney disease can bring.

We proudly present “Capturing Dreams,” a mesmerizing collection of stories from these extraordinary individuals who possess incredible strength and resilience in the face of kidney issues. Each story serves as a powerful reminder of hope and kindles the flames of aspiration for a brighter and promising future.

We have lots of wonderful memories to share of the 25th prom. Click the button below to view a slide show and all of the photos.

RSN's Announces the 25th Annual Renal Teen Prom!

The Renal Prom, established in 1999 by Lori Hartwell, the founder and president of the Renal Support Network (RSN), marks its extraordinary 25th year ab you can view past proms below. This annual event has become a cherished tradition, providing teenagers and young adults with chronic kidney disease (CKD), on dialysis, or who have undergone a kidney transplant with an unforgettable prom experience and a chance to connect with peers who understand their unique challenges.

The Renal Prom is not just a celebration but an exceptional reunion where past attendees come together to share their stories, triumphs, and inspirations. With every passing year, this very special event has grown in significance, bringing a sense of unity and hope to those affected by kidney disease.

Renal Prom is an occasion where young individuals facing the complexities of kidney disease can leave their worries behind and create beautiful memories. It is an opportunity for them to celebrate their resilience, strength, and true inner beauty while connecting with others who can relate to their journey.

Read Press Release and Facts about Kids – Chronic Kidney Disease, Dialysis and Transplantation.

Sunday, January 14, 2024 • 6:00PM – 11:00PM PT
STARS ON BRAND, 417 N Brand Blvd, Glendale, CA 91203

RSN’s 25th prom is in person and virtual on Sunday, January 14th 2024. The in-person event will be held at Stars On Brand in Glendale California. We will also have virtual get together on Zoom for those who cannot attend in person. Use the form below to sign up!

We have a beautiful selection of dresses available at no charge to attendees. The dresses are located in Glendale, CA and we will contact you to arrange an appointment for you to pick your dress. We also will be hosting virtual dress selections for those who can’t make it to Glendale. Please use the sign up form to let us know you want to receive a dress and we will contact you.

Send a Youth to Prom

Your tax-deductible donation supports teens who have kidney disease have something to look forward to meet their peers and make friendships that will last a lifetime. Please consider a donation to the 25th Annual Renal Teen Prom. Enter “25th Prom” in the notes section of the form.

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Fundraise for the Prom

Create your own fundraiser to help support the Renal Teen Prom. It’s easy to get started, and we’ll give you all the support and tools you’ll need to make your fundraiser a success.

Have Questions?

Learn more about what’s entailed with this list of frequently asked questions asked about the prom.

Renal Teen Prom Through The Years

Prom season comes early for teens and young adults who have been diagnosed with kidney disease, who are on dialysis or who have a kidney transplant. The first prom was held in 1999 by Lori Hartwell, RSN’s President and Founder, who missed her own prom due to being on dialysis from age 12-24 and missing many school activities.  She didn’t want other teens to miss this coming of age event and have the opportunity to meet each other. The prom brings these young people together to share their experiences, strengths, and hopes. It lets them know they are not alone and that ‘one friend can make a difference’.  This event is at no charge to attendees and their guests.

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