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Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday: a day when holiday shopping takes a backseat, and people around the world give to the causes they care most about. The National Kidney Foundation is excited to announce that a generous friend has offered a matching gift challenge of $100,000 – which means your support will make twice the impact! I hope we can count on your special Giving.....Continue

Keep Kidney Strong

Start Lifting Weights Right to Improve Strength Start with 1 to 3 pounds and lift slowly and precisely to improve tone and make muscles stronger. Stronger muscles use less effort than weaker muscles, which may leave them less fatigued.  Aim to work out each major area—legs, chest, shoulders, back, arms, and abs—two to three times per week, with at least.....Continue


LUTHERVILLE, Md. (Nov. 2, 2017) – New Vintage by Sam – a Baltimore-based accessory and apparel brand – has “returned to the ring” with a powerful combination of style and philanthropy. Fusing vintage, art and modern design, the company has recently launched its second Knock Out Kidney Disease (KOKD) collection of bracelets with “purpose-filled” trinkets to benefit the National Kidney.....Continue

Savory Saturday

Looking for something to keep you warm and healthy? Try this Chicken Tortilla Soup recipe from  We all know on those colder days of fall we want something warm and flavorful to fill us up! But with the holidays around the corner we want to make sure we are eating as healthy as we can before those party’s all.....Continue

What is Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)?

You may wonder what is chronic kidney disease (CKD) exactly? I am here to share with you what exactly it is and why it is so important to be aware of it. CKD means that your kidneys have been damaged making them unable to do their part in your system correctly. Your kidney’s are responsible for several major functions including:.....Continue

Talk Tuesday

Kidney disease is much more common than you think.  The Centers for Disease Control now estimate 1 in 7 adults or 30 million adults in the United States have kidney disease.  1 in 3 individuals with diabetes will develop kidney disease.  These are jarring numbers.  The other astonishing part is that more than 90% of those with kidney disease are.....Continue

Join Us! Orioles Fundraiser Night Friday, September 23, 2016 at 7:05 pm

National Kidney Foundation Serving Maryland and Delaware Orioles Fundraiser Night Friday, September 23rd at 7:05 p.m. vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Orioles T-Shirt (All fans) Fireworks (post-game) presented by Johns Hopkins Advantage MD Upper Reserve: $20* Sections 7-17 & 55-87 Upper Reserve: $17* Sections 306-364, rows 13-25 Left Field Upper Reserve: $15* Sections 368-388, rows 13-25 $5 of every ticket sold will.....Continue

News, Events, and Programs

Welcome to the National Kidney Foundation Serving Maryland and Delaware’s Newsroom. Here you can browse the latest information, news archives, and articles related to kidney disease and related topics! 2017 Kidney Walks Comcast Newsmakers featured Dr. Su Thavarajah, Johns Hopkins Medicine Greater Baltimore  Calendar Listings