Category Archives: Recent News

NKFMDDE Research Grant Portal OPEN

Special Message from Chair, Research Grants- Dr. Raquel Greer The National Kidney Foundation Serving Maryland & Delaware (NKFMDDE) is pleased to announce that the 2021-2022 Research Grant Cycle Portal is NOW OPEN to accept applications. Please visit our website to review the new Grant Portal to submit your application. The deadline to apply and submit is Monday, March 15, 2021.....Continue

Happy New Year

Wishing you and your family a happy and healthy 2021! Enjoy this healthy, kidney friendly drink recipe!..Continue

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. 2020 has been lifechanging for many, but especially for those battling a chronic illness like kidney disease in the midst of a global pandemic. Throughout the pandemic, supporters have empowered our fight to.....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


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

VIRTUAL 2021 Santé – A Taste of Baltimore

VIRTUAL Event: Thursday, March 11, 2021In Honor of World Kidney Day Click here to login to our program this evening.Click here to view our Program Booklet. The National Kidney Foundation Serving Maryland & Delaware is pleased to announce that the 2021 Virtual Santé– A Taste of Baltimore is OPEN for registration. Many thanks to all of our ticket purchasers and sponsors.....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