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Event chair Tyler Hofinga with Tom Franier, and Lana Gindina
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Event chair Tyler Hofinga with Tom Franier, and Lana Gindina

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Author’s Luncheon

Photos by Bryan McClure and Terry Riggins
Over 950 patrons attended the National Kidney Foundation’s (NKF) 24th annual Authors Luncheon on November 10 at the Marriott Marquis. The event broke all previous revenue records by raising over $380,000. Authors included: Capt. "Sully" Sullenberger who spoke of American heroism, novelist and emergency physician Dr. Vincent Lam, children's author and illustrator Tom Lichtenheld, chef Hubert Keller, novelist Emma Donoghue, and actor, director, and travel writer Andrew McCarthy. The previous evening NKF held a VIP dinner that brought together 115 patrons and donors at the City Club of SF.

scroll left Event chair Tyler Hofinga with Tom Franier, and Lana GindinaEmcee Michael Krasny,  chair Tyler Hofinga, and Leslie KrasnyAnn Robar and Dr. Vincent LamKidney patient Daniela Skov with Captain "Sully" SullenbergerKidney patient and speaker Leah Kaufman with chef Hubert Keller scroll right

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