Category Archives: Recent News


Santé A Taste of Baltimore

Thank YOU for an Amazing event! On Thursday, February 28th over 300 guests supported the National Kidney Foundation Serving Maryland & Delaware at the American Visionary Art Museum.  Special thanks to all of our restaurant partners, sponsors and guests! CONGRATULATIONS to our Award Recipients: Celebrity Judge Awards: Most Creative Dish WINNER: All About Lunch Honorable Mention – B&0 American Brasserie.....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


Great Resource for Patients – 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


Are You Adventurous?

The National Kidney Foundation Serving Maryland and Delaware would like to welcome you to “Go Over the Edge,” and Rappel for Kidney Health on June 2, 2018! We’re excited to announce that this year, Rappel for Kidney Health will be at a new location, 201 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21201, thanks in part to our building partner Blue Ocean Realty......Continue


Golf Classic

Your Support Matters! The 2018 NKF Konica Minolta Golf Classic was a HUGE success! Local Golfers Primed for Pebble Beach Congratulations to our local golf teams who qualified for Pebble Beach:  Fink’s Foursome McCormick Dream Team Team McCormick Team TRP The Konica Minolta Dream Team “It was a great day to play golf and to raise money for a worthy cause.....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