Jack Black Helps Teens With Kidney Disease Celebrate Prom Early


Prom season will arrive early Sunday for teens and young adults who have been diagnosed with kidney disease, are on dialysis or have a kidney transplant.

More than 300 kidney disease survivors and their guests will enjoy an evening at the 18th Annual Renal Teen Prom, sponsored by Renal Support Network.

Themed "Spellbound,'' the event will feature actor Jack Black and ABC7 news anchor Phillip Palmer, who is a living kidney donor.

The Renal Teen Prom is inspired by Lori Hartwell, RSN's President and Founder, who missed her own prom due to being on dialysis for all of her teenage years, and who didn't want other teens to miss this coming of age event and have the opportunity to meet each other. Continue reading