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  • Ways to Give

    Donate in memory of a friend or loved one. The National Kidney Foundation will send a personalized card acknowledging your gift.

    Make an HONOR GIFT

    Make a donation to commemorate a holiday, birthday, anniversary, or other special occasion. The special person you honor will receive a card from the National Kidney Foundation acknowledging your gift.


    Support the National Kidney Foundation with a donation in your own name.


    Donate by MAIL

    Send an honor or memorial gift, or make a general donation by mail.

    Kidney Cars

    Donate your old car, van, truck, or boat to help improve the lives of the millions of Americans affected by kidney disease.

    Make a Matching Gift

    Your gift to the NKF could have double the impact! Many employers match the charitable gifts of employees, employee’s spouses and retirees. Find out if your company offers a matching gift program.


    Make a Stock Gift

    Use this form to make a minimum stock gift of $500. Include with the form if the gift is a general donation or restricted for a particular program or region. Stock gifts are not accepted as payment for events.

    Planned Giving

    Make an investment for the future. To fund our important programs, the NKF relies on private contributions from caring individuals. And every year, more of these donors are discovering the benefits of supporting the NKF through their estate plans.

    Gift Annuity Program

    Make a charitable contribution that provides you with annuity payments for the rest of your life while also providing vital financial support to the NKF.


    Workplace Giving

    Companies and their employees can support the important work of the NKF.

    Donor Advised Fund

    A donor advised fund (DAF) is a charitable giving program that allows you to combine the most favorable tax benefits with the flexibility to support your favorite causes. DAF Direct enables you to recommend grants to the National Kidney Foundation (NKF), directly from your DAF.

    Kidney Walk

    Kidney Walks are designed to help people understand the need for early detection of kidney disease. In addition to raising funds for research and help for patients and their families, the Walk is a great way to bring the community together!


    NKF Golf Classic

    The NKF Golf Classic is the Premier Amateur Golf Event for Charity. Each year thousands of golfers across the country participate in over 30 local events for the exciting competition and the chance to qualify for the National Finals at Pebble Beach.

    Corporate Support

    Become a corporate partner! Learn more about NKF educational initiatives, programs and events.


    Want to get more involved with the NKF? Learn about our volunteer opportunities!


    Become an Organ Donor

    Have you ever thought about donating an organ? Organ and tissue donation helps others by giving them a second chance at life. Learn more about the donation process–and how to become an organ donor.

    Send Flowers

    Send Flowers with 1-800-Flowers and be sure to use promotion code “kidney”


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