Category Archives: Recent News


Greater Baltimore Kidney Walk

THANK YOU to everyone who came out to walk with us on Sunday, October 6th at the Weinberg Y in Waverly. The weather was fantastic and the crowd poured in! We are grateful to every community supporter who had booths in our Mission Tent. Shout out to Keswick, University of Maryland Medical Center, TRIO, Living Legacy and more! Huge thank.....Continue


Take Action for Kidney Patients

Join Our Effort! Join our network of advocates to make a difference for kidney patients. You can influence public policy relating to kidney health, organ donation, and transplantation though simple activities like emailing, calling or tweeting your legislators. These campaigns require the participation of dedicated volunteers who want share their story in order to make change happen in government and.....Continue


President Trump Announces Bold Vision for Transforming Kidney Care

New York, NY, July 10, 2019-Today President Trump announced a bold vision for transforming kidney care for the estimated 37 million Americans affected by kidney disease. During a speech at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center attended by National Kidney Foundation (NKF) volunteers, patients, care partners and leadership, government officials and other kidney organizations, the President laid out the Administration’s detailed.....Continue


New Home Test for Kidney Damage Shows Promising Results

Clinical trial released after nearly 1,000 people participated  February 7, 2019, New York, NY– A clinical trial that followed nearly 1,000 people using a new home test for chronic kidney disease (CKD) shows a high percentage of the participants were happy with the process and preferred it to getting tested in a doctor’s office. The National Kidney Foundation (NKF), Geisinger and Healthy.io evaluated smartphone home testing for CKD......Continue


Drive for Dialysis – A Way to Support!

This holiday season, host an NKF Drive for Dialysis at your office. Help assemble care packages for dialysis patients in the community where you live and work to brighten their spirits and make the long hours of treatment a little more bearable. For more information: https://www.kidney.org/content/drive-dialysishttp:// https://www.kidney.org/content/drive-dialysis..Continue


My Food Coach

Welcome to My Food Coach My Food Coach by NKF is designed to help you understand and manage all of your nutritional requirements, especially if you have kidney disease or other dietary concerns. Your health care professionals can help by providing important support and education about dietary requirements and modifications that could potentially slow the progression of kidney disease and.....Continue


Join NKF – Become a member TODAY!

Join NKF – Become a member today! NKF serves all people affected by kidney disease. Joining NKF means you join others like you across the country – share your voice on issues affecting kidney patients, gain access to up-to-date kidney-related news and information, as well as NKF’s programs and services. Tell us a little about yourself and we will make.....Continue


Help improve lives. Donate your vehicle today!

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Make a Difference through Your Workplace Giving Program

Workplace Giving Make your gift go even further! 15,000 U.S. companies Match Gifts…Does Yours? Many companies will match gifts employees make to nonprofit organizations, including for volunteer hours served. Some even match gifts made by retirees and spouses of employees. Find out if your employer or other companies will match your gift to the National Kidney Foundation Serving Maryland and.....Continue


Your Kidneys & You Program

The National Kidney Foundation’s Your Kidneys & You program was developed to raise awareness among the general public and individuals at risk for kidney disease by educating them about kidneys, risk factors for kidney disease, and what can be done to protect kidneys. Your Kidneys & You is a volunteer-led presentation on kidneys, risk factors and preventative action steps, with a.....Continue