Friday, February 26, 2021

Donated Kidney Leads to Dutch Bros. Donation Day

On Thursday, March 13, Dutch Bros. Coffee in Chico will celebrate World Kidney Day and sell 16 oz. drinks for $1 with all proceeds benefitting The National Kidney Foundation.

Local owner Dan Richardson was inspired to support The National Kidney Foundation by his friend Jerry Hoyt. Jerry heard a story about a football coach who donated a kidney to a player. He was so moved, he researched the process and last month donated a kidney to a person he didn’t know in South Carolina who was waiting for a transplant.

“Jerry’s incredible gift inspired me to help with awareness and support The National Kidney Foundation on World Kidney Day,” said local owner Dan Richardson. “Jerry is training for a double marathon now as a fundraiser for The National Kidney Foundation.”

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