THANK YOU! 2022 Santé – A Taste of Baltimore was a success because of YOU, our supporters!

Guests savored Baltimore’s best dishes and cocktails while fighting kidney disease!

Thank you for joining us for the National Kidney Foundation’s 2022 Santé: A Taste of Baltimore on Wednesday, May 25th, at the Baltimore Museum of Industry.

This business casual evening included tastings from a variety of restaurants paired with enticing beverages. Guests enjoyed a silent auction, awards competition, photo booth, raffles, and more!

Proceeds support emergency funding for kidney patients and medical research at Johns Hopkins and the University of Maryland.

George Franklin, III
47 Year Kidney Transplant Recipient
Honored by the National Kidney Foundation Serving Maryland & Delaware with the first Lifetime Achievement Award- CONGRATULATIONS, George!

Presenting Sponsor- Horizon Therapeutics: Left to Right, Mike Edison, Kathleen Methric (co-chair of event), Mandy Key (Nephrology National Sales Director), Tony Hosey (National Director, Field Medical Affairs) and Kevin Winterling (Regional Medical Director, Rheumatology).
Check out our program book!

Check out the full 2022 Photo Gallery!

Many thanks to our sponsors:

Presenting Sponsors:

Baltimore’s premier food and beverage event was back to benefit the National Kidney Foundation Serving Maryland and Delaware!

Our event this year is in partnership with Horizon and McCormick & Company. We were thrilled to be back, LIVE and IN-PERSON!

Your patronage of these restaurants now and into the future is greatly appreciated. Please support our restaurants and tell them THANK YOU for supporting the kidney community.

THANK YOU TO OUR Proud Media Sponsors are Baltimore Style, BBJ, CITYPEEK, Comcast,, HeidNSeek, Mix 106.5, Today’s 101.9 , The Umbrella Syndicate and Yelp.

Proceeds support NKF’s local patient emergency assistance program and help fund vital research from nephrologists at Johns Hopkins Medicine and the University of Maryland Medical Center.

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is the largest, most comprehensive, and longstanding organization dedicated to the awareness, prevention, and treatment of kidney disease. For more information, visit

Interested in donating an auction item for the 2023 event? Contact Alexandria Mills, Development Manager.

Unable to make the event? Your donation matters- click the DONATE NOW button to the right to make a difference for patients impacted by kidney disease in the central, western, and eastern shore of Maryland areas as well as Delaware.

Check out the 2022 sponsorship opportunities- check out the various ways you and/or your company can support kidney patients in our community next year! For more information contact Pattie Dash at today!

Unable to make it to the event? You can still make a difference, support the National Kidney Foundation Serving Maryland & Delaware’s Patient Emergency Assistance fund.

Take a look at photos from prior year events!

Check out the photo gallery from the 2018 event.