Category Archives: Recent News


NKFMDDE Announces Celebrity Judges for Santé: A Culinary Odyssey

The Countdown Begins – JOIN US for Santé: A Culinary Odyssey On March 5, 2018 the National Kidney Foundation Serving Maryland and Delaware is hosting this unique event with 20+ top local restaurants who will feature their delicious creations, paired with enticing beverages from local wineries and breweries. Santé will also feature the popular “People’s choice” and the “Best of Santé” awards.....Continue


C’MON & JOIN US at a Kidney Walk Near You!

It’s time – the 2018 Kidney Walk in your area will occur SOON! Have you signed your team up yet? Below are the links to all three of our Kidney Walk sites that the National Kidney Foundation Serving Maryland & Delaware hosts. Choose your walk, click on one of the links below, then click the “Register” button. You can sign up as.....Continue


Santé: A Culinary Odyssey

We are pleased to announce that Santé: A Culinary Odyssey is back!  JOIN US and Make a Difference! When:   Thursday, March 15, 2018 Where:  American Visionary Art Museum Time:    6:00 pm to 10:00 pm   More than 25 top local restaurants will feature their delicious creations, paired with enticing beverages from local wineries and breweries. Santé will also feature the.....Continue


Free Prescription Discount Card

FREE PRESCRIPTION DISCOUNT CARD Use the card to get discounts on prescriptions! Every time you save, NKF will receive a donation from Watertree Health, at no cost to you...Continue


Big Ask Big Give

A conversation can save a life. Often the hardest part for someone with kidney failure is asking a loved one or friend to become a donor. Whether you need a kidney or are considering donation, let us help you start the conversation. Living donation makes better lives possible. For more information click here to learn more!..Continue


One in Seven American Adults Estimated to Have Chronic Kidney Disease

New Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Shows 30 Million Americans Affected New York, NY—June 6, 2017—The number of Americans affected by chronic kidney disease (CKD) is higher than previously estimated and affects 15% of the U.S. adult population, this according to new data analyzed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  One in seven.....Continue


NKF launches Heart Your Kidneys Campaign

Heart Your Kidneys (HYK) is our public awareness campaign; as an activist organization, Heart Your Kidneys elevates the kidneys to the status of other vital organs such as the heart. Kidneys are our body’s small, but powerful, chemical factories; working 24/7 to remove waste and keep our blood pressure in check. It only takes two simple tests at your primary care.....Continue


Your Voice Needs to be Heard!

We Need You to Tell Congress: Do Not Repeal the ACA without First Protecting Patients Congress is likely to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) very soon. The law guarantees that people with chronic conditions have access to affordable health insurance and Congress could take this away. As someone with, or who has a loved one with, a chronic condition.....Continue


We Need Your Help to Educate the New Congress About Kidney Disease

We Need Your Help to Educate the New Congress About Kidney Disease With President Donald Trump’s inauguration on January 20th and the new Congress – with its 59 freshmen legislators – have begun discussions on legislation and policies that will impact healthcare and kidney patients across the country.  We need to make sure that the voices of kidney patients and.....Continue


It’s Not Too Late to Donate!

A Patient with Chronic Kidney Disease is Calling….Will You Answer the Call? It’s Not Too Late to “BE” the Difference Needed in the Life of a Chronic Kidney Patient! Donate NOW to make a difference! The clock is ticking ……. a patient with kidney disease is calling … will YOU answer the call? Thank you for your support!..Continue