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The 10th Annual ‘Showdown In The Downtown’ is an evening of fundraising to fight kidney disease and improve patient outcomes after solid organ transplantation. The money raised will support: The Lilibeth Caberto Kidney Clinical Research Unit, Matthew Mailing Centre for Translational Studies, Mary J. Wright Research and Educational Centre, and London Health Sciences Surgical Epilepsy Program.

Every “Showdown” is a special extravaganza and 2018 is no different. Milestone Number 10 in the fight against kidney disease takes place at the London Convention Centre with an absolutely exceptional entertainment card.

The opening round features refreshments, tasty tidbits and a chance to meet friends of kidney research. Lots of items have been donated to our fundraising auction and raffle for your bidding pleasure. The Main Event for your guests is a Gala Evening of fine dining, fine wines, friendly conversation and superlative entertainment.

Our 10th Anniversary Year of fighting kidney disease will be celebrated with outstanding performances by:

  • Newport Electric Band – Supporting Event
  • Andrew Cole -Opening Event, Canadian-born musician and philantropist from the UK
  • Chantal Kreviazuk – Title Headliner Event, one of Canada’s premier songwriters and performers! Revel in her musical talents and discover whe she is a Juno Award winner, Order of Canada honoree, stage/screen perfomer, and master collaborator.

We are fortunate to have all of these great Canadian talents with us to help in the fight against kidney disease.




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I am unable to attend the showdown in the downtown, however, I would Like to make a donation Donate Now

Newport Electric

In Support of
  • The Lilibeth Caberto Kidney Clinical Research Unit
  • The Matthew Mailing Centre for Transitional Transplant Studies
  • The London Health Sciences Centre Surgical Epilepsy Program
  • The Mary J. Wright Research and Education Centre at Merrymount
  • Renal Patient Assistance Fund
  • Unity Project
  • London Health Sciences Foundation
  • * All bouts are subject to change without notice
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