Category Archives: Blog / Submitted Stories

Drive for Dialysis

What is Drive for Dialysis? It is one of NKF’s new programs that allow your office to provide patients in your community with care packages to brighten their spirits and make the long hours of treatment a little more bearable. HOW DOES IT WORK? NKF makes it easy to maximize your impact: Provide materials to assemble care packages from the comfort.....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

Thank You Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA)

June 26, 2018 Quotes for attribution to National Kidney Foundation “The House Committee on Appropriations will include language requested by Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) to clarify that living organ donors can take time-off through the Family and Medical Leave Act. The National Kidney Foundation applauds Representative Herrera Beutler for championing the cause of living organ donation and for her.....Continue

Kidney Story: Amari Luster

Team Captain of Molly’s Monsters for the Kidney Walk This amazing family/friends have been participating in the Kidney Walk for 5 years now. They came up with the name Molly’s Monsters when she was sick and would say, ” The monsters are good monsters and they’re trying to make me better.”   Here is her story: “Amari was diagnosed with hydronephrosis.....Continue

Watch Out For Trouble

Signs your kidneys or heart are in trouble!   Puffy eyes If your eyes are consistently swollen, especially in the morning, take note. This has been linked with kidney and heart disease.Because puffy eyes are linked with many other conditions, kidney disease and heart disease are often overlooked.   High blood pressure High blood pressure (hypertension) is a leading cause of.....Continue

Sante 2018: Restaurant Winners

Restaurant Winners: Sante 2018 On March 15, 2018 the NKFMDDE brought back their beloved event Sante were our guests had the opportunity to try amazing food from local Baltimore chefs and vote on what they enjoyed most along with celebrity judges. The categories that our guests voted on were: Best Overall, People’s Choice, Most Creative Dish, and Best Dessert. Best.....Continue

We LOVE Our Sponsors – THANK YOU!

        Thank you to all of our partners and sponsors that made this event a success! If you want to see photos click here.  ..Continue

Allmond & Company LLC, Presenting Sponsor for the Greater Baltimore Kidney Walk

HUGE THANKS to Allmond & Company, LLC for their generous support of the Greater Baltimore Kidney Walk! Allmond & Company, LLC is the Proud Presenting Sponsor of the 2018 Greater Baltimore Kidney Walk!..Continue

Savory Saturday – What’s Cooking for Sante?

Do you love food, drinks and entertainment? If you are than you wont want to miss this amazing event! After being gone for three years Sante is finally back and ready to impress your palette. Join us on March 15, 2018 at the Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore to try some of these taste items!  Foie Gras Bratwurst w/ red.....Continue

Wellness Wednesday – Daily Routine Add-in

Do you live a busy life and seem to find yourself saying you don’t have enough time to exercise? Well don’t worry because we are here to tell you that you by adding simple things into your everyday schedule! You can do many exercises at home, outdoors or even at work. Here are some suggestions: Exercise while watching TV. You.....Continue