Category Archives: Recent News


Giving Tuesday is December 1st- Can we count on YOU?

Together we can bring about a revolutionary shift in our system of care – one that values every patient, family member or friend affected by kidney disease...Continue


Happy Thanksgiving- From All of Us to YOU!

Thanks to you, we’ve maintained our commitment to provide all kidney disease patients with a better quality of life through research, increasing living kidney donation and long-term investments in public health infrastructure in underserved communities facing the greatest risk for both chronic kidney disease and COVID-19. Thank you for all you’ve done – and for all that your unyielding support.....Continue


Coronavirus

People with kidney disease and transplant recipients are at higher risk for developing serious complications from COVID-19. Learn how to protect yourself and reduce your risk of exposure to the virus. Click here...Continue


2020 Santé – A Taste of Baltimore

The National Kidney Foundation has been closely monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the need to take appropriate precautions to protect those most at risk. As a result, the 2020 Santé– A Taste of Baltimore has been postponed. The Foundation is working to secure a new date and will share that as soon as it is finalized. We will honor all sponsorships and.....Continue


CBS Partners with NKF to Increase Awareness about Living Kidney Donation

Soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful character needs and receives a kidney transplant. NKF was consulted on the storyline. CBS Cares public service announcements broadcast nationwide and posted online includes NKF web site for viewers to learn more. Visit the link here...Continue


Greater Baltimore Kidney Walk

THANK YOU to everyone who came out to walk with us on Sunday, October 6th at the Weinberg Y in Waverly. The weather was fantastic and the crowd poured in! We are grateful to every community supporter who had booths in our Mission Tent. Shout out to Keswick, University of Maryland Medical Center, TRIO, Living Legacy and more! Huge thank.....Continue


Take Action for Kidney Patients

Join Our Effort! Join our network of advocates to make a difference for kidney patients. You can influence public policy relating to kidney health, organ donation, and transplantation though simple activities like emailing, calling or tweeting your legislators. These campaigns require the participation of dedicated volunteers who want share their story in order to make change happen in government and.....Continue


President Trump Announces Bold Vision for Transforming Kidney Care

New York, NY, July 10, 2019-Today President Trump announced a bold vision for transforming kidney care for the estimated 37 million Americans affected by kidney disease. During a speech at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center attended by National Kidney Foundation (NKF) volunteers, patients, care partners and leadership, government officials and other kidney organizations, the President laid out the Administration’s detailed.....Continue


New Home Test for Kidney Damage Shows Promising Results

Clinical trial released after nearly 1,000 people participated  February 7, 2019, New York, NY– A clinical trial that followed nearly 1,000 people using a new home test for chronic kidney disease (CKD) shows a high percentage of the participants were happy with the process and preferred it to getting tested in a doctor’s office. The National Kidney Foundation (NKF), Geisinger and Healthy.io evaluated smartphone home testing for CKD......Continue


Drive for Dialysis – A Way to Support!

This holiday season, host an NKF Drive for Dialysis at your office. Help assemble care packages for dialysis patients in the community where you live and work to brighten their spirits and make the long hours of treatment a little more bearable. For more information: https://www.kidney.org/content/drive-dialysishttp:// https://www.kidney.org/content/drive-dialysis..Continue