Category Archives: Recent News


THANK YOU to our GOLF SPONSORS & PARTICIPANTS!

Thank you for participating in the National Kidney Foundation Golf Classic at on September 14, 2018 at Greystone Golf Course! Since the first NKF Golf Classic in 1987, more than 250,000 golfers have raised over $93 million to help NKF provide early detection screenings, education, advocacy and research to support the 73 million Americans – 1 in 3 adults –.....Continue


Help improve lives. Donate your vehicle today!

Donating your car is EASY as 1…2….3!  ..Continue


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


Kidney Patients with Alport Syndrome are Center of FDA Patient-Focused Meeting

Patients share with FDA experience of living with this rare form of kidney disease. To learn more, click here.  ..Continue


Join us for The Maryland Council on Renal Nutrition 12th Biennial Conference

Join us for The Maryland Council on Renal Nutrition 12th Biennial Conference Wednesday, September 26, 2018 8:30am to 4:00pm (Registration opens at 7:45am) DoubleTree by Hilton 5485 Twin Knolls Road Columbia, MD 21045The National Kidney Foundation Serving Maryland & Delaware (NKFMDDE) provides important programs and services for kidney patients and their families, local communities and health professionals. As part of.....Continue


Match Your Gift!

Let Your Company Double or Triple Your Impact! Many employers sponsor matching gift programs to match charitable contributions made by their employees. Gifts from employees’ spouses and retirees may also qualify for a match. Employee matching gift programs are corporate giving programs. If you volunteer with us, your company may also offer a volunteer grant program. Here’s an example. Let’s.....Continue


The Big Ask The Big Give Sponsored by University of Maryland Transplant Center

The National Kidney Foundation Serving Maryland and Delaware announces new component of Annual Partnership with University of Maryland Medical Center – The Big Ask The Big Give Workshop for individuals needing a kidney transplant. Join US on Sunday, September 16, 2018! The Big Ask: The Big Give workshop in Baltimore will kick into overdrive on Sunday, September 16, 2018 with workshops on living.....Continue


Donne Melton’s Story

On June 2, Dundalk resident Donne Melton participated in The National Kidney Foundation Serving Maryland and Delaware’s 9th annual Rappel for Kidney Health. “I will be rappelling off of a 38-story building,” Melton told the Eagle before the event. For Melton, the cause is personal. At 26, he began to feel unbearable symptoms like fatigue. After a visit to Johns.....Continue


Gout and Chronic Kidney Disease

Gout and CKD People who have chronic kidney disease (CKD) are at increased risk for gout and often are unaware of this risk. If left untreated, gout can lead to serious health issues. The information on the following pages will provide education and awareness materials to help patients with kidney disease minimize the impact of gout, as well as, inform.....Continue