Category Archives: Recent News


2017 Western Maryland Kidney Ride

JOIN US for the RETURNING 2017 Western Maryland Bike Run Saturday, September 16th Honorary Chairs, Dr. John Davis and Susan Scarpelli invite you to JOIN US for a day of FUN in Cumberland, Maryland! Unite with your community, friends and family to support those in need – all while enjoying a fun and exciting day at the Kidney Ride! This.....Continue


Don’t Miss Your Chance to WIN a 2017 Lincoln MKC!

The National Kidney Foundation of Maryland is proud to present a Car Raffle in partnership with Bob Davidson Ford Lincoln. Enter today for your chance to WIN a 2017 Lincoln MKC! Ticket Cost: $100 per ticket* *All proceeds benefit the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland...Continue


Dream … Give …. Win – Enter for Your Chance to Win a Lincoln 2017 MKC!

The National Kidney Foundation presents a LIMITED TIME raffle with your chance to win the Lincoln MKC 2017. The winner will be announced at 7:00 pm on September 15, 2017 at the NKF Golf Classic. *You do not need to attend the NKF Golf Classic to participate in the raffle. All proceeds from the raffle support the National Kidney Foundation of.....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


Golf Classic

JOIN US ON THE ROAD TO PEBBLE BEACH! The road to Pebble Beach starts at Greystone Golf Course on September 15, 2017 The NKF Golf Classic is the nation’s Premier Amateur Golf Event for Charity. Each year thousands of golfers from across the country participate in over 30 events across the U.S. for the exciting competition and the chance to earn.....Continue


Thank You for Your Support!

      You did it! Whether you participated for yourself, a loved one, friend or just to get exercise and support a great cause—thank you for participating in the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland’s Kidney Walk events. We realize that Walk day is only the final step in a long process of soliciting support, but your hard work has paid.....Continue


Greater Baltimore Kidney Walk Ambassador – Philadelphia Freeway

The National Kidney Foundation of Maryland is honored to have Rapper Philadelphia Freeway is using his voice and cultural influence to raise awareness about kidney disease right here in Baltimore! C’MON and JOIN US on Sunday, April 30th and meet Philadelphia Freeway, NKF-MD’s 2017 Ambassador, at the 15th Annual Greater Baltimore Kidney Walk. Where?  UMBC – Lot 22, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore,.....Continue


UMMC doctor discusses the kidneys and what kidney disease is for World Kidney Day

It’s World Kidney Day! March 9, 2017 #HeartYourKidneys More than 26 million Americans has kidney disease and most don’t even know they have it. It’s the ninth leading cause of death in the U.S., killing more people every year than breast and prostate cancer. To learn more about the kidneys, kidney disease and how to protect yourself, watch the video about.....Continue


March is National Kidney Month!

When it Comes to Vital Organs Hearts Get all the Love—Time to “Heart Your Kidneys” New public awareness campaign launches for March, National Kidney Month! The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is encouraging all Americans to “Heart Your Kidneys” (#heartyourkidneys) today, on World Kidney Day and throughout the month of March, National Kidney Month. The new public awareness campaign seeks to.....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